Hektoen International

A Journal of Medical Humanities

Tag: congenital cardiac disease

  • Maude Abbott and the early rise of pediatric cardiology

    Göran WettrellLund University, Sweden In December 1898 Dr. Maude Elizabeth Abbott, assistant curator at the medical museum of McGill University in Canada, was sent to study museums and other institutions in Washington, D.C. In Baltimore she met Dr. William Osler, professor of medicine and one of the founders of the Johns Hopkins Medical School. During…