Joan Elizabeth Crawley (née Stewart)

BMJ 2011; 343 doi: (Published 04 July 2011) Cite this as: BMJ 2011;343:d4229
  1. Jane Crawley

Joan Elizabeth Stewart was born in Edinburgh on 29 April 1919. Her grandfather, father, and uncle were all doctors, her father and uncle tragically dying from scarlet fever, which they had contracted from patients.

Joan was educated at St Leonard’s School in Fife, and in 1942 qualified in medicine at the University of Edinburgh. Following house jobs at Addenbrooke’s Hospital, Cambridge, …

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