SYMHC Classics: Dr. Virginia Apgar


Virginia Apgar. From the New York World-Telegram and Sun. Public domain

This episode revisits the life of Dr. Virginia Apgar, who broke new ground in the fields of obstetrics and anesthesiology in the middle of the 20th century. When babies are born today, one of the tools doctors use to measure whether they're thriving on their own is the Apgar score.

The original episode can be found here: https://www.missedinhistory.com/podcasts/dr-virginia-apgar.htm

And the show notes from the original publish date are here: https://www.missedinhistory.com/blogs/missed-in-history-dr-virginia-apgar.htm