William Osler

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Birthday
12, 1849
Birthplace
England
Death Date
Dec 29, 1919 (70)
Birth Sign
Cancer
Birthday
12, 1849
Birthplace
England
Death Date
Dec 29, 1919 (70)

About

Medical doctor who was one of the four founders of the Johns Hopkins Hospital.

Before Fame

After settling in to run the medical program at the University of Pennsylvania, he started the Association of American Physicians.

Trivia

He instituted the tradition of medical residency, where students practiced under licensed physicians before receiving their own license.

Family Life

His father was a renowned sailor--either as a merchant or as a pirate, the truth of the matter was up for debate.

Associated With

His wife's great-grandfather was Paul Revere.