AHA/ASA scientific council awards acknowledge significant achievements in cardiovascular diseases and stroke, ranging from basic research to service to the councils and the association. These awards applaud the achievements of researchers, scientists, clinicians, nurses and allied health professionals throughout their careers and provide opportunities for financial rewards and special presentations at AHA conferences.
The Council on Cardiovascular Disease in the Young proudly sponsors numerous awards associated with Scientific Sessions and invites its members to apply or nominate. Please click on the links below for eligibility criteria and application or nomination information for each award.
Lectures presented at the AHA Scientific Sessions:
- T. Duckett Jones Memorial Lecture
- Helen B. Taussig Memorial Lecture
- Alexander S. Nadas Lecture (PDF)
- William J. Rashkind Memorial Lecture (PDF)
- CVDY Early Career Investigator Award
- CVDY Meritorious Achievement Award
- Outstanding Research Award in Pediatric Cardiology
- CVDY Visiting Professor for Career Development Award
Medical Student Scholarship:
Visit the Council Awards & Fellowships Application System to complete an application or make a nomination for one of these programs.
A username and password prevously set up through online profile registration at My.AmericanHeart for Professionals will be necessary to access the Application System. If you have not created an online profile yet, please visit My.AmericanHeart for Professionals to create an online member profile before accessing the Council Awards Application System. AHA Professional Members who are creating an online profile for the first time should make sure to register using their AHA membership identification numbers.
If you are joining the AHA to apply for an award, please wait on your AHA membership number to arrive from AHA Member Services via e-mail before creating an online profile and starting your application file. We suggest that new members join the AHA no later than three days prior to the award deadline for the membership number to be processed and delivered in time for the application deadline.