Vera Gedroits - Google Doodle Honours Russian First Female Military Surgeon Dr. Vera Gedroits.
Today’s Doodle celebrates Вера Игнатьевна Гедройц Russian surgeon, professor, poet, and author Dr. Vera Gedroits’ 151st Birthday.
Dr. Gedroits is credited as the country’s first female military surgeon and one of the world’s first Russian doctor of medicine female professors of surgery, who saved countless lives through her fearless service and innovations in the field of wartime medicine.
The first woman to serve as a physician in the Imperial Palace of Russia.
Thank you, Vera Gedroits, for pushing the world of medicine forward, even with the odds stacked against you.
Happy Birthday, Dr. Vera Gedroits!