Hektoen International

A Journal of Medical Humanities

Tag: Paul A. Komesaroff

  • An emperor unclothed: the virtuous Osler

    Patrick Fiddes Paul A. Komesaroff Melbourne, Australia   William Osler at Oxford. Apart from Hippocrates himself, William Osler was among the most praised physicians of all time. Like his Greek forerunner, Osler amassed a huge following of loyal supporters, for whom he could evidently do no wrong. One went so far as to suggest that…