Abstract Submission

Annual Resident Research, Trauma and Cancer Paper Competition

2018 Joint Annual Meeting – July 13-15, 2018

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 2018 are eligible.

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

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 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 13-15, 2018 if his/her abstract is accepted.

For more information, please contact Debbie Shealy.

Abstract Submission – Closed

The deadline for the contest was June 4, 2018.
Entries received after that date will not be considered.

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