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Nicholas E. Davies Memorial Scholar Award for Scholarly Activities in the Humanities and History of Medicine

Established: 1992
In honor of: The late Dr. Nicholas E. Davies, former Regent and President-elect of the College.

The award is given for outstanding scholarly activities in history, literature, philosophy, and ethics and contributions to humanism in medicine.

The recipient shall possess some of the characteristics for which Dr. Davies was well known and respected: warmth, compassion, idealism, and energy. The recipient must have deep awareness of the importance of humanism, particularly poetry and history, as one important avenue to the needs of the physician as he or she deals with human issues in health, illness, and death.

The award is not limited to those directly involved in medicine. Different aspects of humanistic qualities and the human condition, especially as they relate to health and medical care, will be considered.

The awardee is expected to give a lecture at the ACP Annual Meeting.

Nominating and supporting letters should address:

  • How has the nominee demonstrated qualities of warmth, compassion, idealism, and energy as pertains to humanism in medicine?
  • What aspects of humanistic qualities and the human condition has the nominee expressed or highlighted in writings, presentations or other scholarly activities?
  • How has this individual's contributions had an influence or impact on the medical profession or the public?

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