"Medicine is a science of uncertainty and an art of probability" ~ William Osler

How to Apply

arrow Bean Award applications are available via the American Osler Society Website beginning in November.

arrow Applications must be submitted before the following March 1 to be eligible for that calendar year.

arrow Applications must meet the following criteria:

  • The applicant must be a currently matriculated student in an accredited medical or osteopathic school in the United States or Canada.
  • There must be only one applicant per application.
  • The proposal must address medical history or the use of literature and the arts to improve medical practice. While important, we are not seeking projects confined to medical ethics.
  • Projects can be either literature research or active studies in medical education and practice.
  • The project must be completed before the applicant receives their medical degree, although the required final report may be completed within a year following degree completion.

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