Stroke Care in Emergency Medicine Award

Updated:Jul 6,2011
International Stroke Conference 2015 - Sessions February 11-13

The acute treatment of stroke, beginning in the pre-hospital phase and the emergency department, is an essential part of stroke care and an integral link in the Chain of Recovery. This award encourages investigators to undertake or continue research in the emergent phase of acute stroke treatment and submit an abstract to the International Stroke Conference.

The deadline for abstract submission is Aug. 16, 2011, 5 p.m. CDT.
The deadline for the upload of award application materials is Aug. 18, 2011, 5 p.m. CDT.

Stroke Care in Emergency Medicine Award Information

The applicant must meet the following criteria to be considered for this award:

  • Researchers of any level are invited to apply; they must be an AHA/ASA member.
  • The research should be applicable to the emergency care of stroke including ischemic stroke, intracerebral hemorrhage and subarachnoid hemorrhage.
  • The candidate must submit an abstract in the Emergency Care/Systems category for the International Stroke Conference 2015 in accordance with the rules and regulations for submitting AHA abstracts.
  • Highest scoring abstract in the Emergency Medicine category who applies for the award wins.
  • An individual may apply for only one award to be presented at the International Stroke Conference 2015.
  • Previous winners of this award are not eligible to re-enter the competition in subsequent years.
  • Only one abstract per candidate will be considered. The applicant should be the first/presenting author.
  • There is no citizenship requirement for this award.
  • Women and under-represented groups are encouraged to apply.



Abstract Submission

For questions, please contact:
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