Council on Genomic and Precision Medicine Medal of Honor

Sponsored by the Council on Genomic and Precision Medicine


To qualify for this Scientific Sessions 2022 award you must meet the following deadlines:

  • June 9, 2022 – Deadline to have an active AHA membership with the sponsoring Council.
  • June 15, 2022, 6 p.m. Central Time – Deadline to apply for Scientific Sessions 2022 awards in the Council Awards System.

For awards requiring abstract submission, the deadline to submit your science to Scientific Sessions 2022 is June 13, 2022, 6 p.m. Central Time.


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The Council on Genomic and Precision Medicine (GPM) Medal of Honor exemplifies a scientist that has made significant contributions to the field of genomic and precision medicine. The winner of this yearly award must be an accomplished scientist whose work has transformed the ways in which the field thinks and approaches a particular niche in genomic and precision medicine. The award will be given to an individual who during their career has dedicated international leadership in the area of genomic and precision medicine.

Award Recipients

  • 2021 Patrick T. Ellinor, MD, PhD, FAHA
  • 2020 Elizabeth M. McNally, MD, PhD, FAHA
  • 2019 Christine E. Seidman, MD, FAHA
  • 2018 Euan Ashley, MB ChB, Dphil, MRCP
  • 2017 Stuart Cook, PhD, MRCP
  • 2016 Vasan Ramachandran, MBBS, MD
  • 2015 David Herrington, FAHA
  • 2014 Jennifer Van Eyk, PhD, FAHA
  • 2013 Dan Roden, MD, FAHA

Eligibility Criteria

  • Must be a member of the Council on Genomic and Precision Medicine at the time of application
  • The novelty and innovativeness of the science,
  • The track record of the individual including peer reviewed publications,
  • The potential of the scientific discoveries to transform clinical care
  • Criteria can be documented with quantitative data (biosketch, grant funding including past, present and pending) and also through 3-5 colleague letters of support.

How to Apply/Required Documents

  • NIH bio sketch that includes awards, publications and grant funding
  • Statement outlining the following
    1. the novelty and innovativeness of the science
    2. the track record of the individual including peer reviewed publications
    3. the potential of the scientific discoveries to transform clinical care
  • 3-5 colleague letters of support.

Visit the Council Awards & Fellowships Application System to complete an application.

A username and password previously set up through online profile registration at Professional Heart Daily will be necessary to access the Application System. If you have not created an online profile yet, please visit Professional Heart Daily to create an online member profile before accessing the Council Awards Application System. AHA Professional Members who are creating an online profile for the first time should make sure to register using their AHA member identification numbers.

An active AHA Professional Membership is required of all applicants for this award. If you are joining the AHA to apply, please wait on your AHA membership number to arrive from AHA Member Services via e-mail before creating an online profile and starting your application file. We suggest that new members join the AHA at least one week prior to the award application deadline for the member number to be processed and delivered in time for the application deadline. The member ID number will be required on the award application form.

Prize

The award will be presented at Scientific Sessions.

The honoree will also receive:

  • $1,000 honorarium
  • Complimentary registration to the Scientific Sessions
  • Two (2) complimentary tickets to the Council Dinner
  • Engraved plaque
  • Round-trip coach airfare to Scientific Sessions
  • Hotel reimbursement (room + tax) for one night at the conference rate
  • Ground transportation to and from the airport
  • Meal reimbursement up to $70


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