Hektoen International

A Journal of Medical Humanities

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  • Virginia Apgar: our Jimmy

    Yasaswi Paruchuri Michigan, United States   Virginia Apgar (1909- 1974) Known for developing the Apgar score, a measurement of newborn management, Dr. Virginia Apgar (1909- 1974) was often the only woman in a room of professional peers. Dr. Apgar developed the scoring strategy, “to find a way to get doctors to pay attention to the…