Council on Quality of Care and Outcomes Research Distinguished Achievement Award

The QCOR Distinguished Achievement Award is presented every three years during the QCOR Council Dinner at Scientific Sessions. The award recognizes Council on Quality of Care and Outcomes Research (QCOR) members who have made major contributions to the affairs of the QCOR 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 or clinical care in the field
  • Professional leadership in national or international organizations

Suggested nominees for the Distinguished Achievement Award may be submitted to the QCOR Leadership Committee by email. Current members of the QCOR Leadership Committee and the QCOR Nominating Committee are not eligible to be nominated for the award.

Award Recipients

  • 2022 Not Awarded
  • 2019 Frederick A. Masoudi, MD, MSPH, FAHA
  • 2016 Eric D. Peterson, MD, MPH, FAHA
  • 2014 Mark Andrew Hlatky, MD
  • 2010 Harlan Krumholz, MD, FAHA


The honoree will receive:

  • Complimentary registration to Scientific Sessions
  • Two (2) complimentary tickets to the QCOR Council Dinner
  • An engraved plaque
  • Reimbursement for eligible travel expenses up to $1,000


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