CVSN Awards and Lectures

Updated:May 28,2015

Council on Cardiovascular and Stroke Nursing Awards and Lectures

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 and stroke Nursing (CVSN) 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.

Lifetime Achievement Award

Career Achievement Awards

Early Career Investigator Awards

Travel Stipend to Scientific Sessions

Travel Stipend to International Stroke Conference

Scholarship for graduate students in nursing and other health disciplines (as well as medical students)


Scientific Sessions



Scientific Sessions 2015
Scientific Sessions is the leading cardiovascular meeting in the country with over 17,000 professionals attending annually, and over 22,000 total attendees, as reported by the Healthcare Convention and Exhibitor’s Association. 

Orlando, FL
Nov. 7–11, 2015

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