Stuff Mom Never Told You
The Mothers of Gynecology
May 9, 2016 · 1 hr 2 min
Play episode

J. Marion Sims is hailed as the father of gynecology, but his legacy is tainted by his experimental surgeries on enslaved women. Cristen and Caroline contextualize Sims' controversy, diagnose medicine's racist past and honor the unsung mothers of gynecology.

Learn more about your ad-choices at
Clear search
Close search
Google apps
Main menu