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Assembly on Critical Care International Early Career Achievement Award

This award recognizes a junior faculty with their primary appointment outside of the United States or Canada with exemplary achievements in a scientific area of interest to the Assembly and who demonstrates clear promise for a future of sustained productivity. There is a single award given out per year where the awardee will receive a framed certificate at the annual CC Assembly Membership Meeting. There is a small monetary award for this recognition(note: this will not cover expenses of travel to the meeting). 


  • The bulk of the awardee’s research should have been performed outside the United States or Canada.
  • The awardee must be a Primary Critical Care member.
  • The awardee must be an Instructor level or Assistant Professor level (or equivalent) at the time of nomination
  • Limited to nominees that are ≤ 10 years from terminal doctoral degree (PhDs or equivalent) or 12 years from completion of medical residency training (MDs or MD/PhDs or equivalents).  Individual waivers of time rule will require a written statement as to the reason for the waiver, and will be considered on a case by case basis.
  • Nominations must come from CC Assembly members
  • Submit a one-page essay summarizing what the nominee has contributed to impact their field thus far and why you believe they demonstrate clear promise for ongoing productivity/achievement.
  • Attach the awardee's NIH Bio-sketch (or equivalent research CV), limit 4 pages.
  • Previous awardees are not eligible for the same award.

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

2020 - Fernando Zampieri, MD, PhD
2019 - No Award Given
2018 - No Award Given
2017 - Theogene Twagirumugabe, MD, MMed, FCCM