Abstracts and Awards - Resuscitation Science Symposium 2021
Late-breaking Resuscitation Science Submissions
Submission is now closed.
ReSS 2021 Abstract Categories
Make sure your abstract meets the ReSS 2021 Late Breaking Resuscitation Science Abstract Submission Guidelines (PDF).
The ReSS Best of the Best Abstract Awards (see the 2020 session lineup) are presented for the top-scoring abstracts submitted to the Resuscitation Science Symposium. To be eligible to receive one of these awards, attendees must have submitted an abstract to ReSS 2021 during the regular submission process that is related to either cardiac or trauma resuscitation science, receive a top score for that abstract and be a member of the American Heart Association.
The ReSS Young Investigator Awards will be presented for top-scoring abstracts submitted to the Resuscitation Science Symposium. Awards will be given for abstracts pertaining to both cardiac and trauma resuscitation science. To be eligible to receive one of these awards, young investigators (researchers/clinicians within the first five years of their appointment) must have submitted an abstract to ReSS 2021 during the regular submission process, receive a top score for that abstract and be a member of the American Heart Association.
The Ian G. Jacobs Award for International Group Collaboration to Advance Resuscitation Science recognizes international collaboration among individuals over an extended time that has resulted in major contributions to fundamental or clinical science related to cardiac arrest or traumatic injury.
The Lifetime Achievement Awards in Resuscitation Science were established by the Emergency Cardiovascular Care Committee in 2003 to honor scientists for their outstanding contributions in resuscitation science.
Additional awards sponsored by the Council on Cardiopulmonary, Critical Care, Perioperative and Resuscitation (3CPR) are listed below. Please visit each award page for eligibility criteria. For questions, please email: Council.Awards@heart.org.
3CPR Emergency Medical Services (EMS) Travel Grant
Applicants must represent EMS personnel, by meeting the following three criteria: (1) applicant must be a full-time employee of an EMS entity, as noted in the application form and confirmed in the letter of recommendation, (2) applicant must not hold an MD or DO degree, (3) applicant must hold appropriate EMS credentials, at either EMT or paramedic level.
Award Application Window: April 14 - August 13, 2021 at 6 p.m. Central US Time
Max Harry Weil Award for Resuscitation Science
Candidates must be working in any area of research relevant to 3CPR ranging from the whole spectrum of molecular and clinical resuscitation science to molecular and clinical studies of the normal and diseased pulmonary circulation.
Award Application Window: April 14 - June 13, 2021 at 6 p.m. Central US Time
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