Richard L. Golden, MD
William Osler (1849 to 1919) is the most revered physician of our time and, perhaps, of any time. Born and educated in Canada, his career bridged three nations and two continents. At the youthful age of 25, he became Professor of the Institutes of Medicine of McGiIl University. In 1884, with a reputation already firmly established, he moved to Philadelphia to accept the chair of Clinical Professor of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania. Five years later, in 1889, Osler cast his lot with the newly organized Johns Hopkins Hospital and Medical School. As Physician-in-Chief and Professor of Medicine, he
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Golden RL. Osler's Legacy: The Centennial of The Principles and Practice of Medicine. Ann Intern Med. 1992;116:255-260. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-116-3-255
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1992;116(3):255-260.
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