Frank H. Lahey Memorial Award Medallion
case: 4 3/4 x 4 3/4 x 1 in. ( 12.1 x 12.1 x 2.5 cm )
diameter: 3 9/16 in. ( 9 cm )
Bronze struck medallion with obverse showing facing bust-length man's portrait with surrounding legend: "MEDICAL EDUCATION KEEPS AMERICA HEALTHY/FRANK H. LAHEY MEMORIAL AWARD." Reverse depicts caduceus enclosed by laurel wreath at center, with two superimposed ornate tablets inscribed: "Irving S. Olds", above, and "1960", below; legend: "FOR OUTSTANDING LEADERSHIP IN MEDICAL EDUCATION/NATIONAL FIND FOR MEDICAL EDUCATION/AMERICAN MEDICAL ASSOCIATION/ASSOCIATION OF AMERICAN MEDICAL COLLEGES." Medal is inset into dark blue leather fitted case with white silk satin and silk velvet interior.
Inscription: obverse, below bust truncation, at right: "A. LEVITT"
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