Exordium - Andrew Distin Morgan

Name: Andrew Distin Morgan

MB ChM – University of Sydney (1924)
DA RCP+S – London (1936)
FIGA – United States of America (1939)

Date of Birth: 1900
Date of Death: 1986

Andrew Distin Morgan was born in 1900 is Mosman, New South Wales. He graduated from the University of Sydney in 1924 with his MB ChM (Bachelor of Medicine, Masters of Surgery). He would later graduate with a Diploma in Anaesthetics from the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons in 1936. In 1940 he was appointed at the Royal Alexandra Hospital for Children in Sydney. Alongside Margaret McClelland and Mary Burnell, Morgan was a pioneer in paediatric anaesthesia in Australia. Morgan was also active in volunteering at the Sunshine Homes for handicapped children.


  1. Andrew Distin Morgan, ‘Exordium’, Application Form, 1952, Geoffrey Kaye Museum of Anaesthetic History: VKGM 6903.17.

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