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May 24, 1941

Current Comment

JAMA. 1941;116(21):2404. doi:10.1001/jama.1941.02820210050013

THE DISTINGUISHED SERVICE MEDAL  The Distinguished Service Medal of the American Medical Association will be presented for the fourth time at the opening meeting at the annual session of the Association in Cleveland, June 2. The method of selection of the recipient of the Distinguished Service Medal is defined in the By-Laws of the Association. Any Fellow of the Association may submit nominations and these should now be sent promptly, together with a record of the scientific services of the nominee, to the chairman of the Committee on Distinguished Service Awards, Dr. Alfred A. Walker, 2250 Highland Avenue, Birmingham, Ala., or to Dr. Olin West, Secretary of the American Medical Association, 535 North Dearborn Street, Chicago. Of the nominations received by the committee, five will be submitted to the Board of Trustees of the Association and from these the board will select three to be submitted to the House of