Portraits aim to highlight women’s contribution to surgery

BMJ 2008; 337 doi: (Published 08 July 2008) Cite this as: BMJ 2008;337:a724
  1. Lynn Eaton
  1. 1London

    A series of portraits of women surgeons by the Edinburgh based artist Jane Brettle have gone on show at the Royal College of Surgeons of England. The commissions are intended to raise awareness of the profile of women in surgery.

    “These inspirational women are fantastic role models which female medical students can aspire to,” said Helen Fernandes, consultant neurosurgeon and chairwoman of …

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