William Osler: A Life in Medicine

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​As is the case with many famous persons, Dr. William Osler was a man at the right place at the right time. He came to medicine in an era when the epicenter of medicine was shifting from Europe (a place where medicine was practiced more as a tradition) to North America (a place where medicine was becoming practiced more as a science). This unique crossroads in medical culture gave rise to one of the most respected, well-known clinicians in the history of the medical profession.​

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