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Elizabeth blackwell, (born february 3, 1821, counterslip, bristol, gloucestershire, england—died may 31, 1910, hastings, sussex), anglo-american physician who is considered the first woman doctor of medicine in modern times. Impossible unheard of when elizabeth blackwell decided to become a doctor, she repeatedly heard those comments in mid-19th century, medicine was not a field open to women. When elizabeth blackwell was born in 1821, there were no formally trained female physicians in the western world but blackwell graduated first in her class, established a hospital and medical school, and practiced medicine until she was almost 90 years old.