Samuel A. Levine Young Clinical Investigator Award

Updated:Jan 2,2014

Sponsored by the Council on Clinical Cardiology

Application Deadline:  New Extended Awards Deadline Date : June 19, 2014 at 6:00 pm (CDT)

The Samuel A. Levine Young Clinical Investigator Award recognizes and rewards innovative clinical research by early career investigators and trainees and promotes careers in clinical cardiovascular investigation.


Award Information (click the sections below for more information)

  • Candidates include Ph.D.s and/or M.D.s who are currently in training or have completed training or a residency/fellowship within the last four years; or Ph.D.s and/or M.D.s who are still within in the first four years after their first faculty appointment, as of the award application date.
  • All applicants and applicant sponsors 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 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 other American Heart Association scientific councils during the same scientific meeting.
  • Only one manuscript per candidate will be considered.
  • The applicant must be the first and presenting author, although the manuscript 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 abstract must not have been published (manuscript or abstract) before the date and time of presentation at Scientific Sessions .  Abstract data 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 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 for more information.  Make sure that your abstract has been submitted in a category that is listed under the award for which you want to apply.
  • Abstracts/manuscripts 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 New Extended Awards Deadline Date : June 19, 2014 at 6:00 pm (CDT) Applicants needing to join the AHA should do so by May 30 for the membership to be processed in time for the Application System to permit submission 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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