Sir William Osler impacted medical education and the practice of medicine like few other physicians. As a writer, he authored nearly 1500 publications and lent his name to numerous eponyms. As a teacher he educated vast numbers of students and through his legacy impacted countless more. Sir William Osler (Fig. 1) epitomized what a physician should be throughout his professional life.
Recommended CitationSarik, B.S., Jonathan; Yeo, MD, Charles J.; and Maxwell, IV, MD, Pinckney J., "Sir William Osler, M.D., C.M." (2012). Department of Surgery, Gibbon Society Historical Profiles. Paper 37.