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May 3, 1947

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JAMA. 1947;134(1):24. doi:10.1001/jama.1947.02880180026010

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THE DISTINGUISHED SERVICE MEDAL  The Distinguished Service Medal, one of the highest awards within the gift of the American Medical Association, will be presented for the tenth time at the General Meeting of the Centennial Celebration at Atlantic City, Tuesday evening, June 10. The method of selecting the recipient of the Distinguished Service Medal is specifically defined in the By-Laws. Any Fellow of the Association may submit nominations, which should be sent, together with a record of the nominee's medical career and the reasons why he should be considered for the award, to the Chairman of the Committee on Distinguished Service Awards, Dr. William Weston, 1428 Lady Street, Columbia, S. C. The committee considers all nominations received, and from the total number of names received it submits five to the Board of Trustees. From those five the Board of Trustees selects three, which its chairman presents to the House of

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