Competition for the Senn Medal.
—Pursuant to a resolution adopted by the Section of Surgery and Anatomy of the American Medical Association, June 4, 1897, I have been appointed by the Chairman, Dr. Reginald H. Sayre, as Chairman of the Committee charged with the awarding of the Senn Medal for 1898. The other members of the Committee are Drs. H. O. Walker of Detroit, Mich., and S. H. Weeks of Portland, Me.1. A gold medal of suitable design is to be conferred upon the member of the American Medical Association who shall present the best essay upon some surgical subject.2. This medal will be known as the Nicholas Senn Prize Medal.3. The award shall be made under the following conditions: a. The name of the author of each competing essay shall be enclosed in a sealed envelope bearing a suitable motto or device, the essay itself bearing