William Osler

William Osler

Born: July 12, 1849

Died: December 29, 1919

Nationality: Canadian

Occupation: Scientist

Biography: 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.

Source/Notes: As quoted in Computers in biomedical research (1965) by Ralph W. Stacy, p. 320

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Source/Notes: As quoted in Lifetime Speaker's Encyclopedia (1962) by Jacob Morton Braude, p. 575

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William Osler

“The future is today.”

- William Osler

Source/Notes: The Quotable Osler (2008 edition), ACP Press - ISBN: 9781934465004