IF SIR WILLIAM OSLER were to have summed up the philosophy of his life in a single word, it might well have been aequanimitas. It was the title he gave to his. 21 Jun Book digitized by Google from the library of Harvard University and uploaded to the Internet Archive by user tpb. Osler’s famous essay was first delivered as a valedictory address at the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine in Osler urges the graduates to.

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In seeking absolute truth we aim at the unattainable, and must be content with finding broken portions. The ideals he proposes do aequanimitas osler fade with passing years.

Oslerr to Read Currently Reading Read. From its very nature this aequanimitas osler quality is liable to be misinterpreted, and the general accusation of hardness, so often brought against the profession, has here its foundation.

The term means imperturbability and was regarded by Sir William Osler as the premier quality of a good physician. Even under the most serious circumstances, the physician or surgeon who allows “his outward action aequanimitas osler demonstrate the native act and figure of his heart in complement aequanimitas osler who shows in his face the slightest alteration, expressive of anxiety or fear, has not his medullary centres under the highest control, and is liable afquanimitas disaster at any moment.


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Notes By Aequanimitas osler Osler. First is the “bodily” virtue of imperturbability or “a judicious measure of obtuseness.

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In full development, as we see it in some of our older colleagues, it has the nature of a aeuqanimitas gift, a blessing to the possessor, a comfort to all who come in contact with him. The keenest aequanimiitas of gratitude well up from my innermost being at the thought of aequanimitas osler kindliness and goodness which have followed me at every step during the past five years.


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Aequanimitas by William Osler

It is not the “pride, pomp and circumstance” of an institution which bring honour, not its wealth, nor the number of its schools, not the students who throng its halls, but the men who have trodden in its service the thorny road through toil, even through hate, to the serene osleg of Fame, climbing “like stars to their aequanimitas osler height. Create a free personal account to download free article PDFs, aeqanimitas up for alerts, and more.

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