Hektoen International

A Journal of Medical Humanities

Tag: Wilfred Batten Lewis Trotter

  • Wilfred Batten Lewis Trotter (1872-1939)

    JMS Pearce East Yorks, England   Fig 1: Wilfred Trotter Polymathy was perhaps more frequent in the distant past1 when the strictures imposed by administrative managers were not yet implemented and the undoubted blessings of technology were but a remote dream. For a famous surgeon to embrace sociology is a distinctly unusual manifestation of polymathy.…