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Assembly on Critical Care Early Career Achievement Award

The award will be given to an individual who has made the most outstanding scientific contributions in clinical, translational, or laboratory-based research relevant to critical care. This award is to recognize individuals who have made these contributions early in his or her careers. Awardees will be presented with a framed certificate at the ATS International Conference.


  • Must be at the Instructor or Assistant Professor level or at an equivalent rank in a non-academic institution, and within 10 years of completion of training.
  • Candidate must be a CCA member (primary or secondary).
  • Contributions to the CC Assembly in the form of committee participation or leadership, promoting CCA diversity, and/or otherwise advancing the CCA’s mission will be viewed favorably.
  • The nomination package must include a letter from a member of the assembly describing why the award is merited, and the candidate’s curriculum vitae.

Past Recipients of the Assembly on Critical Care Early Career Achievement Award:

2020 - Matthew Semler, MD, MSc
2019 - Matthew Churpek, MD, MPH
2018 - Hallie C. Prescott, MD
2017 - Nuala Meyer, MD, MS
2016 - Christopher W. Seymour, MD, MSc
2015 - Colin R. Cooke, MD