The Doctor Wore High Heels

SKU: 978-1-61468-807-5
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The author shares life stories being among the first women admitted to medical school at the University of Buffalo during World War II. Subsequently, the challenges as a woman physician serving farmer’s families in rural towns of Columbia County New York, who never had a woman doctor. It was a time for her being awakened in the middle of the night, taking phone calls from desperate parents with a sick child and talking them through some tried and true home remedies. Often times making house calls with her black medical bag in tow, Dr Irma would drive miles through the beautiful rolling hills that drew her to stay in the first place, bonding her to the people and their lives during her 70 plus years of rural medical practice. 

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