Something to Prove
Yvonne Thornton, the author of The Ditchdigger’s Daughters, which recalls her parent’s efforts to provide their six daughters with the opportunity to become successful women presents her follow-up memoir that focuses on her professional life as a double-board certified specialist in gynecology, obstetrics, and maternal-fetal medicine. Dr. Thornton reports that at the time she began her studies in 1970, 5% of specialists in her field were women, today 70% are women. Yvonne Thornton recounts her medical career at an event hosted by the Young Women’s National Leadership Network at the New York Academy of Medicine in New York City. close
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