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Today is Topic Tuesday!

Updated: Dec 30, 2021

Today is Topic Tuesday at Aortic Hope!

To honor Women in History Month, we want to share with you a woman who made a huge contribution in the medical field.

Found in WTS (Women In Thoracic Surgery), Melanie Edwards and Erin Gillaspie wrote "Nina Starr Braunwald: The Original Female Cardiothoracic Surgical Giant" and outlined the life of Dr. Nina Starr Braunwald, the first female cardiac surgeon.

Dr. Nina Starr Braunwald made headlines during a time when almost all specialty surgeons were men.

To read about her life and accomplishments, please click HERE.

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