Edward Bald Jamieson, who enjoys a singular place in the history of the Edinburgh Medical School, was born in 1876 and died in 1956.

Due to his complex character, his personal remoteness, involvement with students and his powers of scholarship and writing, generations of medical students were affected by his teaching and style. His influence on them was quite remarkable. It is to those who knew him or heard the legends of this man for whom this publication is written as well as to perpetuate his memory.

Jenny Eastwood and Dr Martin Eastwood, who was a Consultant Gastroenterologist at the Western General Hospital, and Reader in Medicine, University of Edinburgh, have written a biography of Jamieson.

You can read this online here:

E. B. Jamieson: Anatomist & Shetlander

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