Kate Mackay (1897-1983), medical practitioner, was born on 29 April 1897 at Bendigo, Victoria, third of seven children of Scottish-born James Hannah Mackay, Presbyterian minister, and his Victorian-born...
Kate Mackay, educated at the Presbyterian Ladies' College, Melbourne and the University of Melbourne, where she graduated MB BS in 1922 and MD in 1924, was acknowledged for her services to medicine with her appointment as Officer of the Order of the British Empire on 31 December 1977. After positions as resident medical officer at the Royal Melbourne, the Royal Women's and the Royal Children's Hospitals, she became the first medical officer to the Department of Labour from 1925-1933 and was woman observer with the Australian Industry delegation to the United States of America in 1927. She maintained a long association with the Queen Victoria Hospital taking up the position of assistant physician to the in-patients in 1929 and becoming physician from 1930-1957. In a pioneering role, she founded the Diabetic Clinic at the same hospital and was its physician-in-charge from 1946-1953, having previously been physician-in-charge of the Diabetic Clinic at the Royal Melbourne Hospital from 1940-1945. From that position she moved to become consultant physician at the Royal Women's Hospital from 1945-1973.
Kate MacKay was a resident medical officer at the Melbourne Hospital in 1922, the Women's Hospital, Melbourne, in 1923 and the Children's Hospital, Melbourne, in 1924. In 1939 she became a fellow of the Royal Australasian College of Physicians. Mackay was later consultant physician at the Women's Hospital Melbourne (later known as the Royal Women's Hospital) and at the Queen Victoria Hospital, Melbourne.
Education - Doctor of Medicine (MD) received from the University of Melbourne
Career position - Resident Medical Officer at the Melbourne Hospital
Career position - Resident Medical Officer at the Women's Hospital, Melbourne
Career position - Resident Medical Officer at the Children's Hospital, Melbourne
Career position - Fellow of the Royal Australasian College of Physicians (FRACP)
Career position - Acting Physician in charge of the diabetic clinic at the Royal Melbourne Hospital
Career position - Consultant Physician at the Women's Hospital, Melbourne (later known as the Royal Women's Hospital)
Career position - Physician at the Military Annexe of the Queen Victoria Hospital
Career position - Consultant Physician at the Queen Victoria Hospital, Melbourne
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The Catholic Press (Sydney, NSW : 1895 - 1942) Thursday 10 February 1910 p 28 Article
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Government Gazette of the State of New South Wales (Sydney, NSW : 1901 - 2001) Friday 24 May 1935 [Issue No.101] p 2090 Government Gazette Private Notices
... South Wales, in its Probate Jurisdiction, on the 3rd day of January, 1935, to Margaret KateMackay, the ... expiration of which time the said Margaret KateMackay and Stewart William Allt, as executrix and executor ...
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Government Gazette of the State of New South Wales (Sydney, NSW : 1901 - 2001) Friday 15 January 1982 [Issue No.7] p 212 Government Gazette Private Notices
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