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MSA 2019 Annual Meeting

Call for Abstracts

MSA 2020 Call for Abstracts Now Open!

Deadline: Friday, March 20, 2020 at 11:59pm CST

  1. Presentation Types:
    • Oral Presentation | Accepted oral presentations will be required to submit a manuscript to the American Journal of Surgery. If your abstract is not selected as an Oral presentation, it will automatically be considered for a Poster presentation.
    • Poster Presentation | Accepted Poster presentations do not require manuscript submission.
    • Spectacular Problems in Surgery Presentation | Accepted Spectacular Problems in Surgery presentations do not require manuscript submission.
  2. Format:
    • The abstract body (not counting abstract title or author string) must not exceed 350 words
    • One optional graph, photo and/or table is permitted per submission (file must be a .jpg)
    • You do not need to be a Midwest Surgical Association member to submit an abstract for consideration. However, if none of the authors are a member, you will need a member to sponsor your submission. The member sponsor must also agree to be present at the meeting should your presentation be selected.
  3. Duplicate Submission Policy
    • Information in the submission must represent original work that has not been previously published, or being under consideration for publication, and will not have been presented as a podium presentation at a national or an international meeting prior to the dates of the MSA 2020 Annual Meeting (August 2-4).
  4. SUBMISSION CHECKLIST

    You will need the following information before you submit your abstract.

    • Principal Contact & Presenter Information (name, phone number and email address)
    • Name and email address of sponsoring member (if none of the authors are MSA members)
    • List of Authors
    • Abstract body (350 words or less)
    • One optional table or graph upload is permitted per submission (file must be a .jpg)
    • 2 Self-Assessment Questions