Abstract Submission

Annual Resident General Surgery, Trauma, and Cancer Paper Competition

South Carolina/North Carolina Chapters of the ACS Annual Joint Meeting July 23-25, 2021
Omni Grove Park Inn – Asheville, North Carolina

The Call for Abstracts for the NC/SC Joint 2021ACS Chapters Meeting is now open. Submissions for General Surgery and Cancer should be submitted online by midnight May 15, 2021.  Submissions for Trauma should be submitted online by midnight June 1, 2021.

 

 

Abstract submission guidelines

Eligibility

All residents and research trainees enrolled in general surgery or surgical specialty residency training or fellows-in-training programs in North and South Carolina.

Medical students enrolled in a medical school in North or South Carolina – with an interest in surgery.

The entry should represent original work done by the authors.

Submission of an abstract constitutes a commitment by the submitting author to be present on July 23-25, 2021 in Asheville, NC if his/her abstract is accepted OR via Zoom if the meeting is transitioned to a virtual event.

Paper Competition

Trauma – Only submissions directly related to trauma surgery will be considered.  Submissions related to acute care surgery and/or emergency general surgery should be submitted in the General/Specialty Surgery Competition. Only resident and fellows-in-training submissions are eligible to advance to the COT Region IV competition. Deadline June 1, 2021.

Cancer – The topic must be specific to oncology. Submissions not selected for podium presentation may receive an invitation to display a poster presentation at the NC/SC Joint ACS Chapter Annual Meeting, July 23-25, 2021 in Asheville, NC. Deadline May 15, 2021.

General/Specialty Surgery – The topics have been expanded to include general and specialty surgery.  Submissions not selected for podium presentation may receive an invitation to display a poster presentation at the NC/SC Joint ACS Chapter Annual Meeting, July 23-25, 2021 in Asheville, NC. Deadline May 15, 2021.

For more information, please contact Debbie Shealy.

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