KCVD Mid-Career Achievement Award

Sponsored by the Council on the Kidney in Cardiovascular Disease

Published: February 22, 2022

The Council on the Kidney in Cardiovascular Disease is calling for nominations for this award February 16–June 3, 2022 at 6 p.m. (Central Time). Nomination packets must be submitted in the Council Awards Application System.

The KCVD Mid-Career Achievement Award recognizes a mid-career investigator active in basic, clinical, translational or population cardiovascular research for specific career endeavors and achievements who made a significant impact on the field of cardiovascular disease as it relates to kidney failure. The award also may honor those who have helped further the mission of the KCVD Council 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.

The KCVD Mid-Career Achievement Award is awarded annually at the AHA Hypertension Scientific Sessions.

Award Recipients

  • 2022 James McCormick, PhD, FAHA

How to Make a Nomination/Required Documents

Electronic submission through the Council Awards Application System is required. Hard copies of any part of the nomination cannot be accepted.

The nomination file (submitted on the nominee’s behalf) should contain the following documents in PDF format:

  • A full Curriculum vitae, including all publications (abstracts not necessary)
  • Letter of nomination on behalf of the candidate that outlines why the candidate is worthy of recognition. This may include the candidate’s accomplishments in the field of cardiovascular disease as it relates to kidney failure, his or her volunteer activities with the AHA (affiliate and/or national level), teaching and mentoring activities, or a combination of these.
  • Please note: Members of the Council on Kidney on Cardiovascular Disease Awards Committee are not eligible to write letters of support.

Visit the Council Awards Application System to complete a nomination.

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, 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 membership identification numbers.


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