Dr. Maude Abbott

Dr. Maude Abbott Dr. Maude Abbott (1869-1940). In 1890, Dr. Maude Abbott was one of the first women to graduate from McGill University with a bachelor of arts. She graduated with a MDCM from Bishop’s University in 1894. In 1897, she opened a clinic to treat women and children in Montreal. In 1905, she was invited to write the chapter on Congenital Heart Disease for Dr. William Osler’s Systems of Modern Medicine. Dr. Abbott co-founded the International Association of Medical Museums. In 1936, she published the Atlas of Congenital Cardiac Disease. Dr. Abbott was considered the world authority on congenital heart disease.