Hektoen International

A Journal of Medical Humanities

Tag: Waianae

  • Marie Elizabeth Zakrzewska: immigrant, physician, teacher

    Cynthia Kramer Waianae, Hawaii, United States   Marie Elizabeth Zakrzewska was a female physician and teacher, at a time when women were not taken seriously in the field of medicine by their male counterparts. She served as head midwife at the Royal Charite Hospital in Berlin, Germany, then moved to the United States and received…