Council on Cardiovascular Radiology and Intervention Distinguished Achievement Award

The scientific councils’ Distinguished Achievement Award recognizes individuals who have made major contributions to a scientific council over a continuing period, and who have made substantial professional contributions to the field represented by the council.

  • Contributions to new knowledge in the field
  • Contributions to teaching and/or clinical care in the field
  • Professional leadership in national or international organizations

The honoree must be a member of the Council on Cardiovascular Radiology and Intervention (CVRI).

The CVRI Distinguished Achievement Award is presented every three years during the CVRI Business Meeting and Awards Reception at the American Heart Association's Scientific Sessions.

Suggested nominees for the Distinguished Achievement Award may be submitted to the CVRI Leadership Committee by email.

Award Recipients

  • 2023 Vincent B. Ho, MD, MBA, FAHA
    2020 Barry T. Katzen, MD, FAHA
  • 2017 Pamela Woodard, MD, FAHA
  • 2014 Arthur E. Stillman, MD, PhD
  • 2011 Antoinette Gomes, MD, FAHA
  • 2008 Barry Katzen
  • 2005 Kurt Amplatz
  • 2002 Kurt Amplatz
  • 1999 Josef Rosch, MD
  • 1996 David C. Levin, MD
  • 1993 Lewis Wexler, MD
  • 1990 Charles Higgins, MD
  • 1987 Charles T. Dotter, MD
  • 1984 Melvin Judkins, MD


The award will be presented at Scientific Sessions.

The honoree will also receive:

  • Complimentary registration to the Scientific Sessions
  • One 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


Scientific Sessions: November 16–18, 2024
McCormick Place Convention Center | Chicago, Illinois

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