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It's Medical Monday

Updated: Mar 28, 2023

Today is Medical Monday at Aortic Hope and in honor of Women in History Month, we want to share with you a woman who made a huge contribution in the medical field.

As noted in the National Institute of Health, Dr. Margaret Allen "entered the University of California, San Diego Medical School knowing she liked learning how things work, liked to fix problems and liked to work with her hands. A career in cardiothoracic surgery seemed a natural for her, an assumption later born out in 1985 when, working at Stanford University as a resident with famed cardiac pioneer Dr. Norman Shumway, she became the first female surgeon in the United States to transplant a heart."

To learn more about Dr. Allen, please click this link.

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