Outstanding Research Award in Pediatric Cardiology

Updated:Dec 30,2013

Sponsored by the Council on Cardiovascular Disease in the Young

This award features innovative and outstanding research that results in fundamental insights in the pathophysiology, etiology, treatment or outcome of cardiovascular disease in young people. 

Three awards will be presented annually to authors who submit abstracts for consideration to the AHA's Scientific Sessions.  The first authors of the three highest-scoring abstracts in the CVDY abstract categories will be honored.

Award Information (click each section for more information)

  • Any investigator is eligible, regardless of career stage, citizenship or nationality (includes individuals in training).
  • Only one abstract per candidate will be considered.
  • Previous recipients of this award are eligible for consideration in subsequent years.
  • Membership in the American Heart Association by the applicant is strongly encouraged but not mandatory.
  • The abstract must comply with the Abstract Submission Guidelines as outlined by the Committee on Scientific Sessions Program.

 Deadline
All abstracts must be received through the AHA's Scientific Sessions online submission site at Scientific Sessions 2012 by June 5, 2014 at 5 p.m. Central Time. Please note that a formal application does not take place for this award.  Any three of the ten top-ranking abstracts submitted to any category primarily sponsored by the Council on Cardiovascular Disease in the Young will be automatically eligible to win an award.   We will contact the honorees with more information once they have been determined.

For questions, please contact:
Awards & Lectures Manager, Professional Memberships
E-mail: council.awards@heart.org
Phone: (214) 706-1181


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