Quality Improvement Research Proposals

Welcome to the Quality Improvement research proposal page. Log in below to submit a proposal, access your applications and research awards, or log in as a peer reviewer.

The first time you log in, follow the instructions in the Login Instructions (PDF) to link your AHA account to ProposalCentral. Your AHA account encompasses your research, peer review activity, and more.

New to the AHA? Select the appropriate registration link (peer reviewer or all other roles). Sign up for an AHA account to access ProposalCentral and all your other AHA account activity. All information is confidential and used solely for communication with the American Heart Association.

Login as an applicant or awardee

Login as a peer reviewer

Bookmark this page for quick access to your AHA ProposalCentral account

Login Instructions (PDF)

Need help finding your username or password?

Need Assistance? 

ProposalCentral Resources

Email ProposalCentral or call 1-800-875-2562 (toll-free U.S. and Canada) or 1-703-964-5840 (direct dial international) for login or technical help.

Sample issues for ProposalCentral assistance: 

  • I cannot access my Proposal Central account. 
  • I cannot find the proposal/LOI that I just started.
  • I receive an error message when I try to access a page in my application.
  • I keep getting an error message when I upload a PDF file. 
  • The link to provide my reference letter does not work. 
  • I need to update my institution and contact information but I'm not sure how. 
  • The institution that I put in my profile is not a confirmed institution. What do I do? 
  • It seems that I have more than one login for ProposalCentral. Can I merge them? 
  • I validated my application but the submit button is still not available. 

American Heart Association Resources

Quality research program eligibility details and deadlines: 

National-Level Research Opportunities

Get With The Guidelines - Resuscitation Research Opportunities

Early Career Investigator Research Opportunities

Cardiogenic Shock Research Opportunities

AHA Application Instructions (PDF) - How to navigate through a proposal and details about required documents. 

Please email [email protected] to submit questions regarding your application, AHA quality research, or peer review.


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