Professor Stephen was one of the great pioneers of anesthesiology history. This contest honors his achievements and leadership in research, clinical care, teaching, and the preservation of our history. The contest is open to medical students and physicians. Entries must be composed during medical school, residency, or fellowship. The winner will receive the Roy Prize ($1,000). Essays should be fewer than 2,500 words and may be on any topic in anesthesiology, pain medicine, or critical care.

The winning author will be invited to deliver a 30-minute oral presentation about the essay at the spring meeting of the Anesthesia History Association (AHA) held in Denver, April 2022. A panel of experts from the AHA will judge the entries on originality, appropriateness, quality of research, writing style, and bibliography. The winner must submit the essay to the Journal of Anesthesia History...

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