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SCCT Recognition Awards
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Gold Medal Award

Inaugurated for SCCT's 10th anniversary year in 2015, the Gold Medal is the highest honor bestowed by SCCT. It recognizes outstanding leaders who have made landmark contributions to the field of cardiovascular CT and to the Society. The award recognizes SCCT members who best exemplify leadership and a lifetime commitment to clinical excellence, research and education.

Previous recipients

2015: Daniel Berman and Stephan Achenbach

2016: Matthew Budoff

2017: James Min

2018: Leslee Shaw and Udo Hoffman


Arthur S. Agatston Cardiovascular Disease Prevention Award

Description: Dr. Arthur Agatston, the award’s namesake, is a visionary and pioneer in the field of noninvasive cardiac imaging and one of the world’s leading preventive cardiologists. This award promotes the prevention of death from heart disease by recognizing individuals whose pioneering efforts have saved lives from the leading killer throughout the world, coronary artery disease.

Previous recipients

2010: William Castelli, MD

2011: Scott Grundy, MD

2012: Sanjay Gupta

2013: Valentin Fuster, MD, PhD 

2014: Prediman K. Shah, MD

2015:  Arthur Agatston, MD; Bruce Brundage, MD; Matt Budoff, MD, FSCCT; Tracy Q. Callister, MD, FSCCT; Warren Robert Janowitz, MD; Raolo Raggi, MD, FSCCT; John Rumberger, PhD, MD, FSCCT; Harvey Hecht, MD

2016: Jagat Narula, MD

2017: Peter Wilson, MD

2018: Peter Libby, MD


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