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William Osler 15 minute presentation

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rittu Rakhra

on 21 January 2013

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Achievements Who is Sir William Osler? Wiliam Osler - A Canadian physician, and one of the "Big Four" founding professors at Johns Hopkins Hospital
- He helped Johns Hopkins become one of the best medical schools with his highly influenced medical textbook, The Principles and Practice of Medicine
-He contributed to many new teaching techniques including bedside teaching Personal life The Big Four William Stewart Halsted was a American surgeon. William only did aseptic techniques during surgery. He also discovered a variety of new anaesthetics and introduced many new operations. The most famous new operation he introduced was, radical mastectomy for breast cancer. Throughout his life he was addicted to cocaine and morphine which were not illegal at that time.

Howard Atwood Kelly was American gynaecologist. He was very famous as a doctor for gynaecology and it was his speciality. Howard Atwood Kelly created the cystscope and he was the first person to use radium to treat cancer.

William H. Welch was a American physician, pathologist, and bacteriologist. He was the first dean of Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, and he was also the founder of Johns Hopkins School of Hygiene and Public Health Medical life -William Osler went to Trinity College before he decided on a medical career
-Began his medical education at the University of Toronto (1868), completed his training at McGill University (1872), with post graduate studies in London, Vienna, and Berlin
-also a writer and wrote about subjects such as natural science, comparative and human pathology etc.
-After postgraduate studies, he returned to Montreal to serve as a member of the McGill Medical Faculty and as physician and pathologist at the Montreal General Hospital.
-In 1884, Osler went to Philadelphia as Professor of Clinical Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania
-in 1905, he became Regions Professor of Medicine at Oxford, a post he held until his death in 1919. Contributions to Medicine -Created bedside residency
- His idea of clinical clerkship
-Osler's textbook
- William Osler's old library was given to Hopkins
univirsity -William Osler was born 12 July 1849 in Bond Head, Ontario and was the eight of nine children
- His mother Ellen survived till the age of 100
-His brother Britton Bath Osler became one of the most distinguished trial lawyers
-Another sibling Featherstone Osler became a judge of the Ontario Court of Appeal, a third, Edmund Boyd Osler, a highly successful financier
-William was unsure about his future and changed his career path many different times
-After he graduated he even wanted to become an ophthalmologist
-In 1892 William married Grace Revere and three years later they welcome there son Edward Revere Osler
-William died a peace death at the age of 70 on December 29 1919 Thank you for listening! William Osler William Stewart Halsted Howard Atwood.K William H. Welch
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