Learn about Janet Doe–New York Academy of Medicine First Female Library Director

The pandemic has certainly accentuated our medical providers and the work that they do. Paul Theerman, Director, Library and Center for the History of Medicine and Public Health at The New York Academy of Medicine, shares the story of a pioneer in the field of medical librarianship. Janet Doe (1895–1985) served as the first female director of the New York Academy of Medicine. She also presided over the Medical Library Association. During her term she helped formalize education for medical librarianship, an initiative that provides inestimable benefits to us today…

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