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Biographical entry Mackay, Patricia (1926 - )

Born
18 August 1926
New Zealand
Occupation
Anaesthetist

Summary

Patricia Mackay helped to establish modern intensive care management at the Royal Melbourne Hospital through her promotion of emergency concepts for mechanical ventilation in patients with impaired respiration. Mackay has had a long standing interest in anaesthesia safety.

Details

Events

1954
Life event - Settled in Australia
1954 - 1955
Career position - Lecturer at the University of Otago, New Zealand
1954 - 1955
Career position - Junior Anaesthetic Specialist at the Dunedin Hospital, New Zealand
1955 - 1958
Career position - Assistant Director of Anaesthetics at the Royal Melbourne Hospital
1956
Career position - Civil Consultant to the Royal Australian Navy (RAN)
1956 - 1962
Career position - Secretary of the Australian Society of Anaesthetists
1958
Career position - Director of Footscray and District Hospital
1965 -
Career position - Senior Sessional Anaesthetist at the Royal Melbourne Hospital
1965
Career position - Acting Director of Anaesthetics at the Royal Melbourne Hospital
1966 - 1968
Career position - President of the Australian Society of Anaesthetists
1977 - 1978
Career position - Associate Director of Anaesthetics at the Royal Melbourne Hospital
1984 - 1991
Career position - Chairman of the Department of Anaesthetics at the Royal Melbourne Hospital
1990 -
Career position - Member of the Board of Management of the Mansfield Hospital
1991
Career position - Chairman of the Victorian Consulting Council on Anaesthetic Mortality and Morbidity
1992 -
Career position - Consultant Anaesthetist at the Royal Melbourne Hospital
1999
Award - Australian and New Zealand College of Anaesthetists Medalist
2001
Award - AMA Woman in Medicine Award received from the Australian Medical Association (AMA)

Published resources

Encyclopedia of Australian Science Exhibitions

Journal Articles

  • Anderson, Warwick and Hunter, Cecily, ''Wars have an overflow on everything': Interview with Ian R, MacKay and Patricia MacKay', Health and History, vol. 15, no. 1, 2013, pp. 104-17. Details

Online Resources

See also

  • Herd, Margaret (ed.), Who's Who in Australia 2002, 38 edn, Crown Content, Melbourne, 2001, 2020 pp. Details

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