For God and Progress: Notes On Training the Medical Mind

Osler’s lectures and orations published in 1904, is a list of books that Osler believes should be on every medical student’s bookshelf. He suggests that while in medical school young doctors-to-be should spend the last 30 minutes of their night reading from this chosen library. 

 This is the list: 

  1. The Old and New Testaments 
  2. Shakespeare 
  3. Montaigne 
  4. Plutarch’s Lives 
  5. Marcus Aurelius 
  6. Epictetus 
  7. Religio Medici 
  8. Don Quixote 
  9. Emerson 
  10. Oliver Wendell Holmes—Breakfast Table series. [1]

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