John Abercrombie

John Abercrombie (1780 – 1844) was a Scottish physician and philosopher.

Physician to the King for Scotland

  • Born October 10, 1780 in Aberdeen
  • 1803 – MD, University of Edinburgh
  • Died November 14, 1844

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the person behind the name

Doctor in Australia. Keen interest in internal medicine, medical education, and medical history.

Emergency physician MA (Oxon) MBChB (Edin) FACEM FFSEM with a passion for rugby; medical history; medical education; and asynchronous learning #FOAMed evangelist. Co-founder and CTO of Life in the Fast lane | Eponyms | Books | Twitter |

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