Meanwhile Elizabeth Garrett Anderson privately obtained a certificate in anatomy and physiology. After six months in practice Elizabeth Garrett Anderson wiElizabeth Garrett Andersond to open an outpatients dispensary to enable poor women to obtain medical help from a qualified practitioner of their own gender. " In 1897 Garrett Anderson was elected president of the East Anglian branch of the British Medical Association.
in France the first woman in Britain to be elected to a school board and as Mayor of Aldeburgh the first female mayor and magistrate in Britain. Elizabeth Garrett Anderson LSA MD (9 June 1836 – 17 December 1917) was an English physician and feminist the first Englishwoman to qualify as a physician and surgeon in Britain the co-founder of the first hospital staffed by women the first dean of a British medical school the first female M.