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The British Medical Journal, January 6, gives a list of the ladies who have been allowed to enter the great National Association. The list contains twenty names, headed by Mrs. Garrett Anderson of London. At the annual meeting of the Association, last year, at Newcastle, the by-laws were so amended as to expunge all clauses that have hitherto rendered women ineligible for membership in the main Association and in the branches. The number of lady doctors in the United Kingdom was 135 in 1892, whereas in 1878 there were only 8.
THE FEMALE MEMBERSHIP IN THE BRITISH MEDICAL ASSOCIATION.. JAMA. 1894;XXII(6):196. doi:10.1001/jama.1894.02420850024011