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The parallels and collisions of two female medical pioneers; a role for social media during the pandemic: Upstate Medical University's HealthLink on Air for Sunday, June 6, 2021

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Mike Magee, MD, discusses the intersecting lives of America's first female physician, Elizabeth Blackwell, and the founder of modern nursing, Florence Nightingale. He is a 1973 graduate of Upstate's College of Medicine. Katja Reuter, PhD, shares how social media revealed concerns during the pandemic among patients with rheumatological diseases. She is a research assistant professor in Upstate's department of public health and preventive medicine.