QCOR Young Investigator Abstract Award

Updated:Oct 1,2015

Sponsored by Council on Quality of Care and Outcomes Research

The Council on Quality of Care and Outcomes Research supports the efforts of its early career investigator members and wishes to recognize their scientific contributions in the field of cardiovascular outcomes research.

Application Deadline

The deadline for applications is Wednesday, October 14, 2015, 11:59 p.m. CST. Applications are submitted during the abstract submission process.

New Requirement

YIA finalists will be notified in mid - November and are expected to submit a manuscript draft by December 7, 2015 as part of the award selection process.

Important Note

YIA finalists may be invited to submit a manuscript for peer review and potential publication in Circulation: Cardiovascular Quality and Outcomes. Invitations for submission would be sent separately from the journal editorial office.

Award Information

The applicant must


  • Be a member of the American Heart Association.
  • Be in training as an undergraduate or predoctoral student, as a resident/fellow, or a PhD/MD in the first 4 years after completion of their training.
  • Be accepted for oral or poster presentation at the QCOR Annual Conference 2016.
  • Be the first author of the submitted abstract, which must not be published before the QCOR Annual Conference 2016. Abstract must meet the annual conference criteria and be selected for presentation.
  • The candidate may not submit more than one application, and may not have been a recipient of this particular award at the previous AHA QCOR Conferences.


The 2016 award finalists will be acknowledged at the Career Development Luncheon. The winner will be announced and presented with certificates at that time.

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