CVN Early Career Development Opportunities

Updated:Jan 25,2013

Emerging Scientists
The CVSN Council fosters the development of early career professionals, including research scientists and clinicians. The council sponsors programs and awards to ensure ongoing training and to recognize and reward talented early career individuals.  

Martha N. Hill New Investigator Awards
The Council on Cardiovascular and Stroke Nursing is committed to professional growth of new investigators by recognizing the outstanding contribution of these investigators to the understanding, prevention and treatment of cardiovascular diseases. Basic and clinical research will be recognized.

Scientific Sessions Early Career Development Program
The American Heart Association's Early Career Development Program at Scientific Sessions can provide an opportunity to gain skills that help advance your career, network with peers and established investigators, and present posters at the Early Career Reception and Poster Session. This successful program will encourage you to get involved with the American Heart Association as an emerging scientist and take your early career to a new level.  CVSN Council leaders will attend to support and mentor early career investigators.


Stroke Association



The American Stroke Association’s primary and secondary stroke guidelines for optimal treatment of stroke are the gold standard for guidance for patient care. Find out more.