Lifetime Achievement Awards

AHA Scientific Council 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 field.

Please revisit this page periodically for 2021 award schedule updates.

The following scientific councils offer Lifetime Achievement Awards. Please click on the link or each award for specific award criteria and nomination information.

List of Lifetime Achievement Awards by Council

Council on Clinical Cardiology

Awards associated with Scientific Sessions 2020, Nov. 13–17, 2020, a Virtual Experience

For detailed instructions, eligibility requirements and award criteria, click on the award below.

Council on Hypertension Stroke Council

Awards associated with the International Stroke Conference 2021, Feb. 10–12, 2021, Denver, Colo.



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