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William B. Bean Student Research Award
Supporting Research by Medical Students in Medical History and Medical Humanities
Sponsored by the American Osler Society – www.americanosler.org
“The practice of medicine is an art, not a trade; a calling, not a business; a calling in which your heart will be exercised equally with your head.” ~ Sir William Osler
- Candidates must be current students at accredited medical schools in the U.S. or Canada.
- The research award is $1,500.
- Successful applicants may be invited to present his/her research findings at a subsequent meeting of the American Osler Society (expenses paid, see below).
- The deadline for submission of applications is March 1, 2014.
William B. Bean, M.D. was the first president of the American Osler Society and, like Dr. Osler, was an outstanding physician, educator, humanist, and historian.
The Bean Award Committee will consider the following criteria in evaluating proposals:
(1) The project should represent scholarship in medical history and/or the medical humanities
(2) The goal should be stated clearly
(3) The goal should be realistic
(4) The applicant should demonstrate familiarity with the relevant literature, in part through appropriate citations
(5) Originality and a scholarly approach
A letter of support from a faculty sponsor outlining the applicant’s qualifications to conduct this research, as well as the sponsor’s interest in the project and willingness to provide guidance and ensure completion of the project within the proposed time period, must accompany the application form, which can be obtained at the American Osler Society’s web site: www.americanosler.org. Contingent on submission of a paper acceptable to the Bean Award Committee, the American Osler Society may make available additional funding to pay for travel to (not to exceed $750) and expenses (including hotel, meals, etc.) at the annual meeting.
Please send application materials via email to Renee Ziemer, AOS Administrator at email@example.com. Completed applications must be received by March 1, 2014. Notice of awards will be made by April 15, 2014.
About Sir William Osler
At the time of his death, Sir William Osler (1849-1919) was the most famous physician in the English-speaking world. The American Osler Society was founded in 1970 to memorialize and perpetuate the just and charitable life, intellectual resourcefulness, and ethical example of Osler.