Young Investigator Award

Eligibility: Papers which have not been published or presented in a national/international meeting at or before last year’s Heart Rhythm Society (HRS) annual meeting.

To encourage the next generation of researchers in SADS conditions, the Sudden Arrhythmia Death Syndromes (SADS) Foundation is announcing the Annual SADS Foundation Courts K. Cleveland Jr. Young Investigator Awards in Cardiac Channelopathy Research.

As in past years, there will be a BASIC SCIENCE award and a TRANSLATIONAL/CLINICAL SCIENCE award given. Both awards will be administered by the Pediatric and Congenital EP Society (PACES), and will be presented at the annual PACES evening meeting at the Heart Rhythm Society Scientific Sessions.

Eligibility: Papers which have not been published or presented in a national/international meeting at or before last year’s Heart Rhythm Society (HRS) annual meeting.

Specific Criteria

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The first author candidate should be an undergraduate student, medical student, graduate student, resident, fellow, postdoctoral fellow or junior investigator within his/her first three years of faculty appointment. However, there are no minimum or maximum age criteria. Training dates must be documented on the application.

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Submission of a full length manuscript addressing any area in the field of Cardiac Channelopathy Research is required. The applicant should designate which YIA category, Basic Science or Translational/Clinical, that he/she wishes to be considered.

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The submitted manuscript can be pre-submission, submitted, in press, or previously published. However, if previously published (online or in print), the published date MUST be after last year’s HRS meeting.The manuscript may be associated with an abstract submitted to upcoming HRS meeting, but such submission is not required.

Award

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$500 to the recipient

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$1,250 to the recipient’s mentor or host institution to offset the cost of attending the annual HRS meeting

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Recognition with a SADS Foundation YIA plaque

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Presentation of the award at the annual PACES meeting

Deadline to submit 2022 applications: March 11, 2022

For further details, please contact us, at 801-272-3023 or [email protected].