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March 8, 1952

From Dugout to Hilltop

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By Margaret R. Stewart, M.D. Cloth. $3.75. Pp. 233. Murray & Gee, Inc., Culver City, Calif., 1951.

JAMA. 1952;148(10):876. doi:10.1001/jama.1952.02930100094040

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Abstract

This is the autobiography of one of America's pioneer women physicians, the first woman to be commissioned by the Public Health Service and the first woman to attain the rank of senior surgeon. Particularly interesting are the early chapters in which the author describes her mother's struggle to raise a large brood of children on a Nebraska homestead. Other chapters describe her experiences in medical school and internship in California, and during her post-graduate study at the Women's Medical College of Pennsylvania, her private practice in the West, and her 25 years in government service.

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