File 59 - Letter from Thomas McCrae.

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Letter from Thomas McCrae.

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CA OSLER P111-3-59

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  • 1918 (Creation)
    McCrae, Thomas, 1870-1935

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Thomas McCrae was born in Guelph, Ontario. in 1870 and received his medical training at the University of Toronto. After acquiring his Doctor of Medicine in 1903, Dr. McCrae began teaching at Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine in Baltimore, Maryland. In 1912, he went to Philadelphia as Professor of Medicine at Jefferson Medical College. In 1924, he was Lumleian lecturer at the Royal College of Physicians in London. He was chairman of the Section on Practice of Medicine of the American Medical Association, 1914-1915. From 1916 to 1925 he was secretary of the Association of American Physicians and in 1930 its president. Dr. McCrae was closely associated with Sir William Osler, with whom he collaborated on several medical texts, including "Modern Medicine". He also edited revised editions of some of Osler's works. His brother was John McCrae, the author of "In Flanders Fields".

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