Abstract Submission

Annual Resident General Session Research, Trauma and Cancer Paper Competition

2022 Joint Annual Meeting – July 8-10, 2022

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 2022 are eligible.

Medical students with an interest in surgery, enrolled in a SC or NC medical school, are eligible to submit for General Session Research 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 we are not accepting printed submissions. Submit written information only via the online abstract submission form and disclosure 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 Annual Meeting hosted by the South Carolina Chapter of the American College of Surgeons at the Myrtle Beach Marriott Resort & Spa at Grande Dunes, South Carolina on July 8-10, 2022 if his/her abstract is accepted.

For more information, please contact April Koon.

Abstract Submission – CLOSED

Please submit your General Session or Cancer Abstract by May 1, 2022, at 11:59 Eastern Time.

Please submit your Trauma Abstract by June 1, 2022, at 11:59 Eastern Time.

Entries received after these dates will not be considered.

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