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In July 1942, the first women interns and residents were appointed at Boston Children’s Hospital. The annual report noted the appointment of women was “granted by the board of managers as a wartime measure,” but that it was “hoped to become permanent policy.”
In this medical staff photo from 1944, Dr. Lillian A. Francis McMackin (fourth from left, front row) became the first woman intern and then staff as an assistant physician, and Dr. Gretchen Hutchins (third from right, front row) was the first woman resident.
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