Stroke Article of the Year Award

Updated:Dec 30,2013
Sponsored by the Council on Cardiovascular and Stroke Nursing and the Stroke Council

Applications will be open April 7 - June 11, 2014 at 9:00 am CDT.

The Stroke Article of the Year Award recognizes the scientific and clinical contributions of cerebrovascular nurses in promoting the American Heart Association's goals.  It also recognizes scientific excellence in cerebrovascular nursing science and encourages investigation that will further knowledge and skills in this area.

Award Information (click each section below for more information)

  • Candidate must be a member of the AHA Cardiovascular and stroke Nursing Council at the time the application is submitted.  Those needing to join the AHA should do so ASAP for the membership to be processed in time for the Application System to permit submission by the application deadline.  Learn more about AHA membership.
  • Candidate will submit an article on stroke that he or she has authored and that has been published in a refereed journal within the last two years
  • The article must be of scientific merit; have a sound research design if applicable; be significant, timely and original; have the potential to contribute to cerebrovascular knowledge and research; be well written, and include a review of the literature and application of research (if applicable)
  • The article must relate to the mission of the AHA and ASA.
  • Candidate must be a registered nurse (R.N.) with an interest in cerebrovascular nursing and the first author of the article submitted

Application Deadline
All applications or nominations must be received through the Council Awards Application System by June 5, 2014 at 5:00 p.m. Central Time.  Applicants should submit as early as possible before the deadline to allow time to address any submission issues.  Those 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 by the deadline.

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Awards & Lectures Manager, Professional Memberships
Phone: (214) 706-1181

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