Hektoen International

A Journal of Medical Humanities

Tag: Oxford Medical School

  • Sir William Osler and Oxford

    Göran Wettrell Lund, Sweden   Figure 1. William Osler in the library of 13 Norham Gardens, his Oxford home, standing with a triptych of portraits of Thomas Linacre, William Harvey, and Thomas Sydenham with the motto “Literae, Scientia, Praxis.” Courtesy of Osler Library of the History of Medicine, McGill University. William Osler was one of…

  • William Osler

    It is good to review periodically the lives of famous men lest they be forgotten by new generations. In medicine few people have been the subject of more books, articles, and reviews then Sir William Osler. He has been called the father of modern medicine. He was the “compleat” physician, a scientist and humanist, and…