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Assembly on Critical Care Mid-Career Achievement Award


This award is given to an individual with a clear commitment to the Critical Care Assembly and the ATS, with demonstrated significant and meaningful contributions to the CCA in the area(s) of research, clinical care, quality improvement, teaching, mentoring, promoting diversity, advocacy, and/or service. The awardee will be presented with a framed certificate at the ATS International Conference.


  • Must be at the Assistant Professor or Associate Professor level (or at an equivalent rank in a non-academic institution) and at least 10 years following completion of postdoctoral training.  
  • Candidate must be a CCA member (primary or secondary) with an established commitment to the mission of the CCA, including advocating diversity.
  • Contributions to the CCA 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 nomination letter from one or more members of the CCA describing why the award is merited. The curriculum vitae from the candidate must also be included with the nomination packet.

Past Award Recipients of the Critical Care
Mid-Career Achievement Award:

2021 - *No Award Given
2020 - Hayley Gershengorn, MD, FCCM, ATSF
2019 - Carolyn S. Calfee, MD
2018 - Hannah Wunsch, MSc, MD
2017 - Robert Fowler, MD