G. F. STRONG, F.A.C.P., F.R.C.P.(London), F.R.C.P.(C), F.R.A.C.P.
"Profound, sad and discrete, groundedly learned, and deeply studied in physic"1—in these words, in the year 1518, the College of Physicians of London set out its requirements for members. The College was conceived by Thomas Linacre, the distinguished Englishman, whose education combined the trainings of humanist and physician. He took the degree of Doctor of Medicine at Padua with such a brilliant record, that on his return to England, he was promptly given a Doctorate in Medicine by both Oxford and Cambridge. Linacre remained at Oxford for a time, establishing a notable reputation as a Greek scholar, and translating into
STRONG GF. COLLEGES OF PHYSICIANS1. Ann Intern Med. 1956;45:1–6. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-45-1-1
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