Ontario's Historical Plaques
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Sir William Osler 1849-1919
Photo by Alan L Brown - Posted June, 2004
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Coordinates: N 44 05.257 W 79 40.534
This famous physician and author, son of the Reverend Featherstone Osler, was born July 12, 1849, in the Anglican rectory near Bond Head. Here he lived until 1857. He taught medicine at some of the greatest schools of his day including McGill, Johns Hopkins, and Oxford. His lectures and writing revolutionized methods of medical instruction and measures to protect public health. Gaining world renown, he became known as the father of clinical medicine.
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