William Osler Quotes (67 quotes)
As quoted in Women in Medicine (1968) by Carol Lopate and Josiah Macy, Jr., p. 178
Chauvanism in Medicine (1902)
As quoted in Computers in biomedical research (1965) by Ralph W. Stacy, p. 320
“One of the first duties of the physician is to educate the masses not to take medicine.”
Sir William Osler : Aphorisms (1961)
“Humanity has but three great enemies: fever, famine, and war; of these by far the greatest, by far the most terrible, is fever.”
Vol. I, ch. 14 - The Life of Sir William Osler (1925)
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Picture Source: Wikimedia CommonsWilliam Osler
Born: July 12, 1849
Died: December 29, 1919 (aged 70)
Bio: Sir William Osler, 1st Baronet was a Canadian physician. He was one of the Big Four founding professors at Johns Hopkins Hospital as the first Professor of Medicine and founder of the Medical Service there. Osler created the first residency program for specialty training of physicians, and he was the first to bring medical students out of the lecture hall for bedside clinical training.
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“Water to water, ark again to ark, From woman back to woman: So each new victim treads unfalteringly The never altered circuit of his fate, Bringing twelve peers as witness Both to this starry rise and starry fall.”