Stroke Council Distinguished Achievement Award

The scientific councils’ Distinguished Achievement Award recognizes individuals who have made major contributions to the affairs of the Stroke Council over a continuing period, and who have made substantial professional contributions to the field represented by the council. The latter could be:

  • 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 should be a present or past member of a scientific council of the American Heart Association.

The Stroke Distinguished Achievement Award may be presented every three years during the Stroke Business Meeting and Awards Dinner at the American Heart Association's International Stroke Conference.

Suggested nominees for the Distinguished Achievement Award should be presented to the Stroke Leadership Committee by email.


The award will be presented at the International Stroke Conference.

The honoree will also receive:

  • Complimentary registration to the International Stroke Conference
  • 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-Cons and Stroke Nursing Symposia: February 6, 2024
ISC Sessions: February 7–9, 2024
Phoenix Convention Center | Phoenix, Arizona

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