Laennec Young Clinician Award

Updated:Jan 2,2014

Sponsored by the Council on Clinical Cardiology

Application Deadline:  The Awards deadline has passed. Applications are no longer being accepted.

Group of doctors imageThe Laennec Young Clinician Award recognizes the importance of clinical acumen, inductive analytic skills, and teaching ability in future academic cardiologists.  Current fellows in training who are members of the council are eligible to apply.




Award Information (click on the sections below for more information)

  • Candidate must be enrolled as a fellow in a U.S. clinical cardiovascular fellowship training program at the time of presentation
  • All applicants for Early Career Investigator Awards sponsored by a scientific council must be members of the AHA/ASA.   If you need to become an AHA/ASA Professional Member, you should do so no later than May 30 for your membership to be processed in time for the application submission deadline.  Learn more about AHA membership. 
  • Abstract (case) must be submitted to one of the categories for presentation at Scientific Sessions in which the Council on Clinical Cardiology is the lead/primary sponsor.
  • An individual may not compete for similar young investigator awards from the other American Heart Association scientific councils during the same scientific meeting.
  • Only one case study per candidate will be considered.
  • The applicant must be the first and presenting author, although the abstract may have co-authors.
  • Finalists are not eligible to re-enter the competition in subsequent years.
  • There are no citizenship requirements.
  • The work covered by the case study must not have been published before the date and time of presentation at Scientific Sessions.  The case may not be presented at a national or international meeting or world congress before the date and time of presentation at Scientific Sessions .The abstract of the case must comply with the AHA Abstract Submission Guidelines as outlined by the Committee on Scientific Sessions Program.
  • Applicants may only be considered for a council’s award if the abstract is submitted to a category primarily sponsored by that council.  Please view a list of early career investigator awards and their affiliated Scientific Sessions abstract categories.  Make sure that your abstract has been submitted in a category that is listed under the award for which you want to apply.
  • Case studies eligible for this award must be based upon projects that adhere to the American Heart Association’s policies governing all research awards, regardless of whether the project was funded by the American Heart Association.  These policies are available here and include (but are not limited to) research using human subjects or animals and stem cell research.
  • Notwithstanding the above, the AHA Officers have the discretion to determine eligibility for the award in extraordinary circumstances when there is an issue relating to AHA policy or positions or other potentially controversial issue relating to the positioning or perception of the AHA.
     

Deadline
All applications must be received through the Council Awards Application System by The Awards deadline has passed. Applications are no longer being accepted.  Applicants needing tojoin the AHA should do so by May 30 for the membership to be processed in time for the Application System to permit submission by the deadline.

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


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