NLMA Gerald F. Lynch Essay Award in Medical History & Humanities


Funded by the Canadian Medical Foundation (CMF) through the Newfoundland and Labrador Medical Association (NLMA) and its charity the Physicians’ Legacy Foundation, one award valued at $3,000 will be granted annually to a student in recognition of Mr. Lynch’s contribution to health care policy, both provincially and nationally. Gerald Lynch (1936-1994) served as Executive Director of the NLMA for 27 years.


Applicants must submit a research paper on a medical history or medical humanities topic. Eligible students may be in any year of the doctor of medicine degree program at Memorial University of Newfoundland and must be members of the NLMA. The recipient must meet the minimum academic requirements for an award as defined by the University. Applications are available at the Office of Student Affairs, Faculty of Medicine.


The award will be granted by the Senate Committee on Undergraduate Scholarships, Bursaries and Awards on the recommendation of the Dean of Medicine’s Advisory Committee on Scholarships, Bursaries and Awards.



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