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PhD student at the Institute for the History of Medicine of the University of Bern, Switzerland. Currently working on the history of medical ethics and clinical trials in Switzerland.
From the 1860s up until the First World War, Switzerland was famous for its "medical feminism". It attracted women who came from all over the world to study medicine in its universities. In 1906, the number of female students exceeded that of male ones in all of Swiss medical faculties. At this time, Switzerland comprised more medical female studen...
Switzerland is the first country that accepted to train women as physicians in the same exact conditions as men in 1867. From this date on, Switzerland became a central place for female medical education, almost all the first women doctors of the world having stayed there at some point. Several historians have stressed this international role playe...