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Program Overview & History
Dr. McCue [View Image]The Dr. Carolyn McCue Award for Woman Cardiologist of the Year is a program of the VCU Health Pauley Heart Center, made possible by a grant from the McCue family. The award honors the late Carolyn Moore McCue, MD, who was a national pioneer in pediatric cardiology.
The award was established in 2008 and again presented in 2009, and will now resume in the year 2022. Past recipients include: C. Noel Bairey Merz, M.D. (2008), Elizabeth G. Nabel, M.D. (2009). The award carries a monetary prize of $7500 and is presented at the Heart Health in Women Symposium held in Richmond, Virginia annually.
Criteria and Eligibility for Nomination
Dr. McCue [View Image]The award is limited to a woman Adult or Pediatric cardiologist who is currently practicing in the United States. The candidate must be a U.S. citizen, possess an M.D. degree, and be 10 years or more post-med school. The candidate must have had an academic affiliation for the majority of her career. The candidate must be a woman cardiologist who is recognized nationally/internationally for important contributions to the general field of Adult or Pediatric Cardiology through clinical care, research, teaching, and leadership in mentoring. While a candidate may not be outstanding in all of these skills, she must excel in one or more. Candidates may self-nominate or be nominated by a peer.
Nominations for the Dr. Carolyn McCue Award for Woman Cardiologist of the Year will be accepted between February 6, 2021- April 15, 2021 via online application. Presentation of the Award and a monetary prize of $7500 will be made at the Heart Health in Women Symposium in Richmond in February 2022. The awardee will also be asked to give a 30-minute scientific presentation at the Symposium.