Scientific Sessions 2017

Scientific Sessions: November 11–15

Resuscitation Science Symposium: November 11–13

Cardiovascular Nursing Clinical Symposium: November 13–14

Anaheim, California

Registration Information
Registration and housing for AHA Members opens June 13, 2018!

Abstract Submission
Watch this space for 2018 Abstract Submission information.


Council Awards

Below you'll find links to many awards, recognition and stipends available for Scientific Sessions 2017. Please check each item for deadline dates, as some may vary.

Early Career Investigator Awards: Early Career Investigator Awards recognize promising and outstanding trainees, investigators and clinicians in the early stages of their careers and stimulate continued interest in basic or clinical research. Councils giving awards for Scientific Sessions 2017 include 3CPR, BCVS, CVDY, CVSN, CVRI, CVSA, CLCD, EPI, FGTB, Hypertension, Lifestyle, and PVD.

Career Achievement: These awards recognize individuals for specific career endeavors and achievements that made a significant impact on the field of cardiovascular diseases and stroke, and helped further the mission of the scientific councils and the AHA/ASA.

Travel Stipends: These stipends help defray travel costs for early career investigators, trainees and students to participate in the AHA Scientific Sessions.

Lifetime Achievement: Lifetime Achievement Awards recognize contributions to the fields of cardiovascular disease and stroke over a sustained period. Recipients of these awards exemplify excellence and are notable representatives of the best in their fields.

Other Awards

Eugene Braunwald Academic Mentorship Award (DOCX): This award honors individuals whose academic careers have included a long-term record (at least 20-25 years) of successful mentoring of promising young academicians. The mentoring can be in any field of basic, population, clinical or translational research consistent with the mission of the American Heart Association, or in other academic pursuits, such as education. It should be based upon a consistent record of molding the careers of multiple individuals during a continuous academic career. Deadline for nomination: March 9, 2018

Chairman's Award (DOCX): This award honors honor medical and science volunteers who have made contributions to further the AHA’s strategic goals in non-science areas at both the national and local levels. Deadline for nomination: March 9, 2018