Towards Aequanimitas: Why we still need Osler’s principles in 2015

On May 1, 1889, Sir William Osler delivered the Valedictory Address at the University of Pennsylvania, and spoke the watchword, which has become a landmark for medical students world wide: Aequanimitas. Literally, the word means equanimity or imperturbability, and Sir Osler states in the speech that, “in the physician or surgeon no quality takes rank with … Continue reading Towards Aequanimitas: Why we still need Osler’s principles in 2015