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November 26, 1892

The Samuel D. Gross Prize, Philadelphia Academy of Surgery.

JAMA. 1892;XIX(22):649. doi:10.1001/jama.1892.02420220027014

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—The first quinquennial prize of one thousand dollars, under the will of the late Samuel D. Gross, M.D., will be awarded in 1893. The conditions annexed by the testator are that the prize " shall be awarded every five years to the writer of the best original essay, not exceeding one hundred and fifty printed pages, octavo, in length, illustrative of some subject in Surgical Pathology or Surgical Practice, founded upon original investigations, the candidates for the prize to be American citizens." It is expressly stipulated that the successful competitor shall publish his essay in book form, and that he shall deposit one copy of the work in the Samuel D. Gross Library of the Philadelphia Academy of Surgery. The essays, which must be written in the English language, should be sent to Dr. J. Ewing Mears, 1429 Walnut St., Philadelphia, before June 1, 1893. Each essay must be distinguished

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