- William Osler Papers added
Sir William Osler (1849-1919) was a Canadian physician often called
"the father of modern medicine" for the central role he played in
revolutionizing medical education via the internship and residency
system at the Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, where medicine was
taught "at the bedside." He was equally renowned as a superb
diagnostician, a prolific author of medical and historical works
(including his landmark textbook, The Principles and Practice of
Medicine), an avid rare book collector, and an advocate for medical
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