Council on Peripheral Vascular Disease Distinguished Achievement Award

The scientific councils’ Distinguished Achievement Award recognizes individuals who have made major contributions to the affairs of 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 Peripheral Vascular Disease (PVD).

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

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


Award Recipients

2022 Mary M. McDermott, MD
2019 Michael S. Conte, MD, FAHA
2016 Jeffrey Olin DO, FAHA 2010 Mark Creager, MD, FAHA


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


Pre-Sessions Symposia & Early Career Day: November 10, 2023
Scientific Sessions: November 11–13, 2023

Pennsylvania Convention Center | Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

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