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Moment to Moment: A Mighty Woman in Critical Care Medicine Mighty Women

    • Society & Culture

Today, nearly 51% of medical students are female. But when Dr. Ann Thompson graduated medical school, the proportion of women graduates was only 10%. Dr. Thompson went on to become a pioneer in the field of pediatric critical care medicine. Her accomplishments range from being president of the Society of Critical Care Medicine — only the second woman to hold that position—to lecturing internationally on her research.

Today, nearly 51% of medical students are female. But when Dr. Ann Thompson graduated medical school, the proportion of women graduates was only 10%. Dr. Thompson went on to become a pioneer in the field of pediatric critical care medicine. Her accomplishments range from being president of the Society of Critical Care Medicine — only the second woman to hold that position—to lecturing internationally on her research.

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