Scientific Sessions 2018

November 10–12

Chicago, Illinois

Registration Information
Member registration & housing opens Wed., June 19.
Nonmember registration & housing opens Wed., June 26.

Get ready for an experience like no other. Details coming soon.

Council Awards

Below you'll find links to many awards, recognition and stipends available for Scientific Sessions 2018. Please check each item for deadline dates, as some may vary.

Early Career Investigator Awards: Early Career Investigator Awards recognize promising and outstanding trainees, investigators and clinicians in the early stages of their careers and stimulate continued interest in basic or clinical research. Councils giving awards for Scientific Sessions 2018 include 3CPR, BCVS, CVDY, CVSN, CVRI, CVSA, CLCD, EPI, GPM, Hypertension, Lifestyle, and PVD.

Career Achievement: These awards recognize individuals for specific career endeavors and achievements that made a significant impact on the field of cardiovascular diseases and stroke, and helped further the mission of the scientific councils and the AHA/ASA.

Travel Grants: These grants help defray travel costs for early career investigators, trainees and students to participate in the AHA Scientific Sessions.

Lifetime Achievement: Lifetime Achievement Awards recognize contributions to the fields of cardiovascular disease and stroke over a sustained period. Recipients of these awards exemplify excellence and are notable representatives of the best in their fields.

International Travel Grants

International Committee Early Career Travel Grants: These grants provide up to $2,500 US dollars for early career investigators (including students and trainees) to participate in AHA Scientific Sessions. Applicants must be early career investigators from low to middle income countries (as defined by the World Bank) who have an accepted abstract in Scientific Sessions.

For consideration and questions, please contact Marilyn Allan
International Science & Health Strategies
Phone: +1 (214) 706-1782

Other Awards

Eugene Braunwald Academic Mentorship Award (DOCX): This award honors individuals whose academic careers have included a long-term record (at least 20-25 years) of successful mentoring of promising young academicians. The mentoring can be in any field of basic, population, clinical or translational research consistent with the mission of the American Heart Association, or in other academic pursuits, such as education. It should be based upon a consistent record of molding the careers of multiple individuals during a continuous academic career. Deadline for nomination: March 9, 2018

Chairman's Award (DOCX): This award honors honor medical and science volunteers who have made contributions to further the AHA’s strategic goals in non-science areas at both the national and local levels. Deadline for nomination: March 9, 2018