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Radio interview: Explore the history of female medical doctors

Listen to our president Dr Magdalena Simonis discuss historical medical women on this special episode of 3RRR program Max Headroom.  Jenny Davis explores the history of female medical doctors in 19th century Melbourne. She chats to: Dr Merrilyn Murnane, retired consultant paediatrician at Queen Victoria Memorial Hospital, then Monash Medical… Read More »Radio interview: Explore the history of female medical doctors

Why I want doctors to know the secret history of our medical women

For International Women’s Day 2020, explore the female pioneers of the past and their effect on the present in this article on the RACGP website – written by VMWS president Dr Magdalena Simonis.  Australia’s first hospital founded by women for women was the old Queen Victoria Hospital in Melbourne, circa… Read More »Why I want doctors to know the secret history of our medical women