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Sunday, July 30, 2017



Texto sugerido pela AMICOR Maria Inês Reinert Azambuja
SIR WILLIAM OSLER & HIS INSPIRATIONAL WORDS “Wilder Penfield, the eminent Canadian neurosurgeon, said of him: ‘He belongs to medical students of all time, as Lincoln belongs to the common man everywhere, a man who grew to be what he wanted by dint of hard work, and in whose footsteps any undergraduate may dare to hope and dream that he may follow.’ … The life and philosophy of William Osler continues to serve as a standard of excellence and a model for the evolution of the profession and its practitioners.” From The Quotable Osler Sir William Osler, M.D., C.M., 1st Baronet (July 12, 1849 – December 29, 1919) was a Canadian physician. (The "o" in "Osler" is pronounced like the "o" in "go".) He was one of the "Big Four" founding professors at Johns Hopkins Hospital as the first Professor of Medicine and founder of the Medical Service there. (The "Big Four" were William Osler, Professor of Medicine; William Stewart Halsted, Professor of Surgery; Howard A. Kelly, Professor of Gynecology; and William H. Welch, Professor of Pathology.) Osler created the first residency program for specialty training of physicians, and he was the first to bring medical students out of the lecture hall for bedside clinical training. He has been called the "Father of modern medicine." Osler was a pathologist, physician, educator, bibliophile, historian, author, and renowned practical joker. 

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Tenho sempre presente uma de suas frases famosas: Medicina é a ciência da incerteza e a arte da probabilidade.

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