William Osler Quotes on the Great Physician

“The good physician treats the disease; the great physician treats the patient who has the disease.”

~ William Osler


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William Osler

Sir William Osler, 1st Baronet, FRS FRCP was a Canadian physician and one of the four founding professors of Johns Hopkins Hospital. 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. Born: 12 July 1849, Died: 29 December 1919.

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