Mid-Career Achievement Awards


Awards applicants must be members of the AHA sponsoring scientific council at the time of application. If you need to become an AHA Professional Member, you should do so one week prior to the application submission deadline for your member account to be processed in time for the application submission deadline. Learn more about AHA Professional Membership.

These awards recognize mid-career investigators active in basic, clinical, translational or population cardiovascular research for career endeavors and achievements who have made a significant impact on cardiovascular disease and stroke, and those who helped further the mission of the Scientific Councils and the AHA. Candidates include PhDs and or MDs who are still within 5-20 years after their first faculty appointment as of the award application date.

Mid-Career Achievement Awards must also comply with the rules and guidelines developed by the Committee on Scientific Sessions Program if held in conjunction with the Scientific Sessions or Specialty Meetings.

Applicants must submit their abstract for Scientific Sessions by the abstract submission deadline to be eligible for abstract related awards.

Eligibility Criteria

  • Mid-Career Achievement Awards applicants must be members of the AHA Council sponsoring the award. If you need to become an AHA Professional Member, you should do so no later than May 30 for your member account to be processed in time for the application submission deadline. Learn more about AHA Professional Membership.
  • Candidates must be PhDs and or MDs who are still within 5-20 years after their first faculty appointment as of the award application date.
  • Winners are not eligible to reapply or be nominated in subsequent years.
  • Each recipient of AHA council-sponsored awards, regardless of category, is eligible to receive only one council-sponsored award each year per AHA scientific meeting.

How to Apply or Make a Nomination

Please see the individual award information pages below for specific documents required when submitting an application or nomination file.

All applicants and nominators should submit applications through the Council Awards & Fellowships Application System unless directed otherwise. Hard copies of any part of the application cannot be accepted.

A username and password previously set up through online profile registration at Professional Heart Daily will be necessary to access the Council Awards & Fellowships Application System. If you have not created an online profile yet, please do so 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.

For any award in which a nomination is required on behalf of another individual, the nominator will fill out the application form on behalf of the nominee, using the nominee’s information, and will attach any required supporting documents on behalf of the nominee.

 


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List of Mid-Career Achievement Awards by Council

Council on Arteriosclerosis, Thrombosis, and Vascular Biology (ATVB) Council on Basic Cardiovascular Sciences (BCVS)

Awards associated with Scientific Sessions

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

Council on Cardiopulmonary, Critical Care, Perioperative, and Resuscitation (3CPR)

Awards associated with Scientific Sessions

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

Council on Cardiovascular and Stroke Nursing (CVSN) Council on Lifelong Congenital Heart Disease and Heart Health in the Young (Young Hearts) Council on Cardiovascular Radiology and Intervention (CVRI)

Awards associated with Scientific Sessions

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

Council on Cardiovascular Surgery and Anesthesia (CVSA)

Awards associated with Scientific Sessions

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

Council on Clinical Cardiology (CLCD)

Awards associated with Scientific Sessions

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

Council on Epidemiology and Prevention (EPI)
Council on Genomic and Precision Medicine (GPM)

Awards associated with Scientific Sessions

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

Council on Hypertension Council on the Kidney in Cardiovascular Disease (KCVD) Council on Lifestyle and Cardiometabolic Health

Awards associated with the EPI | Lifestyle Scientific Sessions

Awards associated with Scientific Sessions

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

Council on Peripheral Vascular Disease (PVD)

Awards associated with the Vascular Discovery: From Genes to Medicine Scientific Sessions

Awards associated with Scientific Sessions

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

Council on Quality of Care and Outcomes Research (QCOR)

Awards associated with Scientific Sessions

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

Stroke Council

Awards associated with Scientific Sessions

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


Awards associated with the International Stroke Conference