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American Medical Association Medal.
The Committee on the award of the Association medal desires to call attention to the following: The American Medical Association offers annually a gold medal valued at $100.00 for the best essay on any subject relating to medicine or surgery. At the last meeting of the Association it was decided that hereafter the recipient of the prize should be given the option of the gold medal or a bronze replica of the medal and the balance of the appropriation in money.The competing essays must be typewritten or printed, and bear no mark revealing their authorship; but instead of the name of the author, there must appear on each essay a motto, and accompanying each essay a sealed envelope containing the name of the author and bearing on its outer surface the motto of identification. No envelope is to be opened by the Committee until a
Association News.. JAMA. 1900;XXXV(18):1166. doi:10.1001/jama.1900.02460440040017