Abstract Submission

Annual Resident Research, Trauma and Cancer Paper Competition 2020

Abstract submission guidelines


All residents enrolled in general surgery or surgical specialty residency training programs in the states of South and North Carolina that have not completed training before July 2020 are eligible.

Medical students with an interest in surgery, enrolled in a SC or NC medical school, are eligible to submit for General Session and Cancer Competition only. Medical students are NOT eligible to submit for the Committee on Trauma Paper Competition.

The entry should represent original work done by the contestant while a resident in the state of South or North Carolina. The principal author of the essay must be that resident.



Online submissions only. Please note that beginning this year, we are not accepting printed submissions. Submit written information only via the online abstract submission form.

Submitted work must not have been published, accepted for publication, or won previous awards.

Submission of an abstract constitutes a commitment by the submitting author to be present at the meeting hosted by the South Carolina or North Carolina Committee on Trauma, Committee on Cancer, and the Planning Committee for the General Session (format and date to be determined) if his/her abstract is accepted.

For more information, please contact Debbie Shealy.

Abstract Submission – Closed

The deadline for the contest was August 1, 2020.
Entries received after that date will not be considered.

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