U.S. National Institutes of Health



The Exhibition Program at the National Library of Medicine

By creating exhibitions about the social and cultural history of science and medicine, we encourage visitors of all ages to learn more about themselves and their communities. These exhibitions and supportive resources engage diverse audiences and connect visitors to U.S. National Library of Medicine trusted health information resources.

About the Online Exhibition

America’s women physicians reshaped the practice of medicine by rising to meet challenges, serving their communities, and leading at home and abroad. Rise, Serve, Lead! America’s Women Physicians retells the story a 2003 exhibition project, Changing the Face of Medicine: Celebrating America’s Women Physicians, for today’s audiences.


  • Patricia Tuohy Head, Exhibition Program
  • Jiwon Kim Exhibition Educator
  • Erika Mills Community Outreach Coordinator
  • Jill L. Newmark Exhibition Registrar
  • Jane Markowitz Traveling Services Coordinator
  • Nicole L. Orphanides Exhibition Coordinator
  • Abigail Porter Exhibition Coordinator


  • Ashley Bowen, PhD Guest Curator

Creative Services

  • HealyKohler Design Exhibition Design
  • Link Studio Website Design & Development

Special Acknowledgements

History of Medicine Division

  • Jeffrey Reznick, PhD Chief, History of Medicine Division
  • Kenneth Koyle Deputy Chief
  • Lindsay Franz Library Systems
  • Elizabeth Mullen Web Programs
  • Ginny Roth Images and Archives
  • Krista Stracka Rare Books and Early Manuscripts
  • Thu Tran Web Programs

Office of Computer and Communications Systems

  • Wei Ma Chief, Applications Branch
  • Winston Churchill E-Library Support
  • Tracy Pan E-Library Support
  • Joe Potvin E-Library Support

Public Services Division

  • Katie Chan Web & Information Management