Founders Lectureship Award


The lectureship will be awarded to a prominent member of the heart rhythm community, either nationally or internationally, who

  • Has made a significant and unique contribution to the field of cardiac pacing and electrophysiology;
  • Is capable of delivering a high-quality lecture that will be of interest to a multidisciplinary audience;
  • Can attend the Heart Rhythm Society’s Annual Scientific Sessions
  • Will grant permission to the Heart Rhythm Society to audio and video capture the lecture for future enduring products

Selection Committee

  • Heart Rhythm Society (HRS) Scientific Sessions Program Committee Chair
  • HRS Scientific Sessions Program Committee Abstract Chair
  • HRS President
  • HRS 1st Vice-President


Working with HRS staff, the Committee will, on an annual basis, identify a list of possible recipients and choose the format of the lectureship. The Committee makes its selection during the summer and then works with

Frequency: One award; given annually


This award includes complimentary registration to the current year’s Scientific Sessions, a lectureship at the Annual Scientific Sessions, a plaque, and $2,500 for the honoree’s travel and housing expenses.