The Rare Privilege of Medicine: Women Anaesthetists in Australia and New Zealand
A Geoffrey Kaye Museum of Anaesthetic History Online Exhibition
About the Museum
The Geoffrey Kaye Museum of Anaesthetic History is located at the Australian and New Zealand College of Anaesthetists (ANZCA) in Melbourne, Australia.
Founded in 1935 by Dr Geoffrey Kaye (1903 – 1986), the museum chronicles the history of anaesthesia, intensive care and pain medicine. It is one of the largest and most comprehensive anaesthetic history collections.
Unless otherwise specified, images used throughout the Rare Privilege of Medicine online exhibition are from the collection of the Geoffrey Kaye Museum of Anaesthetic History. Contact the Museum if you wish to use the images in any way.
The Australian and New Zealand College of Anaesthetists (ANZCA) is the professional organisation for around 5000 specialist anaesthetists (Fellows) and 2000 anaesthetists in training (trainees).
One of Australasia’s largest specialist medical colleges, ANZCA, along with its Faculty of Pain Medicine, is responsible for the training, examination and specialist accreditation of anaesthetists and pain medicine specialists and for the standards of clinical practice in Australia and New Zealand. The College also plays a significant role in the advancement of anaesthesia in south-east Asia and South Pacific island countries.