Recognition Awards | Heart Rhythm Society

Recognition Awards

Each year the Heart Rhythm Society recognizes outstanding contributions to the field and to the Society through the Society’s Recognition Awards.

Click on each category below for the Heart Rhythm 2024 Awardees.



  • Any Heart Rhythm Society member in good standing may submit a nomination.
  • Only Heart Rhythm Society members are eligible to be nominated for the Distinguished Allied, Distinguished Scientist, and the Distinguished Teacher Awards
  • Both Heart Rhythm Society members and non-members are eligible to be nominated for the Distinguished Service Award and the Pioneer in Cardiac Pacing and Electrophysiology Award.
  • The Distinguished Service Award recognizes outstanding service to the Society exclusively.
  • Members of the Governance Committee and the Awards Subcommittee are ineligible to be nominated.
  • Award nominations are active for three years; if you have submitted a nomination within the last three years, your nomination is on file and there is no need to resubmit.

How to Submit Nominations

Nominations are no longer being accepted for the 2024 award.


  • Nominators cannot nominate more than two candidates for Recognition Awards or more than one candidate per category.
  • Nomination letters must come from individuals only (not on behalf of a group or with multiple signatures).
  • Up to two nomination letters are permitted per candidate, per award. Additional nomination letters will not be considered.

To nominate a candidate for a recognition award:

Please submit the following two items to the Awards Subcommittee via

  1. A copy of the candidate’s CV
  2. A brief letter (2 pages maximum) indicating the name of the award for which you are nominating the individual and outlining the candidate's qualifications, to include the following for the specific awards below:
  • Distinguished Allied Professional Award
    • Unique contributions to the field
    • Demonstrated leadership in HRS Allied program development
    • Demonstrated contributions to HRS programs, task forces and/or committees
  • Distinguished Scientist Award
    • Unique contributions to science (clinical or basic)
    • Impact on patients
    • Impact on peers
    • Research accomplishments
    • Patents or innovations
  • Distinguished Service Award
    • Unique contributions to HRS (outside of Board and committee service)
    • What exists at HRS because of their efforts
  • Distinguished Teacher Award
    • Unique teaching skills
    • Those affected by their teaching (e.g., fellows, peers, the public)
  • Pioneer in Cardiac Pacing and Electrophysiology Award
    • Unique contributions to the field
    • Innovation used
    • Impact on patients
    • Impact on peers
    • Patents or innovations


Past Award Recipients

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