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Council on Quality of Care and Outcomes Research (QCOR) Distinguished Achievement Award

The scientific councils’ Distinguished Achievement Award recognizes individuals 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. 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 QCOR Distinguished Achievement Award is presented every three years during the QCOR Business Meeting and Awards Dinner at the American Heart Association's QCOR Scientific Sessions or at the QCOR Council Reception at Scientific Sessions.

Suggested nominees for the Distinguished Achievement Award should be presented to the QCOR Leadership Committee.

The following is a list of QCOR Distinguished Achievement Award honorees

Past Recipients:

  • 2016 Eric D Peterson MD, MPH, FAHA
  • 2014 Mark Andrew Hlatky, MD
  • 2010 Harlan Krumholz, MD, FAHA