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The American Otological Society, Inc., awarded its gold medal and a scroll to Dr. Julius Lempert at its Annual Meeting in New Orleans on May 1, 1953. The award was given to Dr. Lempert for his outstanding contribution to the surgery of the temporal bone. The scroll which accompanied the gold medal bore the following inscription:
THE AMERICAN OTOLOGICAL SOCIETY, INC. 1953 AWARD OF MERIT GOLD MEDAL PRESENTED TO JULIUS LEMPERT, M.D.
Your investigations, carried on through trials which would have discouraged a lesser figure, have so perfected the fenestration operation that your technique is accepted throughout the world and is regarded as a boon to mankind.Your remarkable studies, superior surgery and inspiring teaching mark you as the one who has made the greatest single contribution to otology in this generation.
CASSELBERRY AWARD OF THE AMERICAN LARYNGOLOGICAL ASSOCIATION
A sum of money having accrued from the Casselberry Fund of
AMERICAN OTOLOGICAL SOCIETY, INC.. AMA Arch Otolaryngol. 1953;57(6):708. doi:10.1001/archotol.1953.00710030732014
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