- Mike Crilly, primary care physician
- Ormskirk, Lancashire
In the summer of 1996 I attended one of the early workshops on evidence based medicine, run by David Sackett in Oxford. One innovation was to name the small groups after eminent (but long dead) physicians. My group was called Pierre Louis.
A few days before the workshop I came across Pierre Louis on the introductory pages of a clinical epidemiology textbook. I photocopied his picture and took the old Parisian along with me to Oxford. Since then I've got to know him a little better. 1 2
Louis was born …