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CME INFORMATION

The Louisiana Chapter and the American College of Surgeons (ACS) are committed to providing members with the highest quality educational resources to support you in meeting your Continuing Medical Education (CME) requirements. Please visit the American College of Surgeons State CME Requirements page to review the Louisiana CME Requirements and to find relevant CME opportunities.

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2021 LA-ACS VIRTUAL ANNUAL MEETING
Abstract Submission Timeline


November 22, 2020  Abstracts Due at 11:59pm


December 15, 2020 Abstract Acceptance Notification and Oral Competition Participants Announced & Meeting Registration Required


SUBMISSION INSTRUCTIONS

• Submit abstract using the online submission form by November 15, 2020 at 11:59pm.
• All abstracts must be submitted online via the LA-ACS Abstract submission website using the online submission form. Please be sure to read all instructions, information, and policies closely.
• Upload graph or charts in .jpg format only (not counted in the 3,000 characters)
• The abstract body (not counting abstract title or author string) must not exceed 3,000 characters.
• Your abstract will be accepted either as a podium presentation or poster presentation.
• Submission of an abstract constitutes a commitment by the submitting author to be present on March 6-7, 2021 if his/her abstract is accepted.

HOW TO STRUCTURE YOUR SUBMISSION

• If submitting an abstract using the following headings: Background, Objective, Methods, Results, Conclusion.
• If submitting a case review use the following headings: Introduction/Objective, Case Presentation, Discussion, Conclusion.
• Once you select the type of submission, these fields will appear. You DO NOT need to type these headings in your fields.

PAPER COMPETITIONS

You must indicate on the submission form if you’d like to be considered for the following paper competitions. We will check for eligibility.

CANCER PAPER WINNER

1. Please indicate that your abstract should be considered for this award on the online abstract form.
2. You must be a resident to be eligible for this award.
3. The winner is announced prior to the meeting.
4. Winner(s) will receive a cash prize.

TRAUMA PAPER WINNER

1. Please indicate that your abstract should be considered for this award on the online abstract form.
2. You must be a resident to be eligible for this award.
3. The winner will be announced prior to the meeting
4. The winner will represent the Louisiana COT at a regional trauma meeting.

LA-ACS BEST PAPER AWARD

1. The abstracts must be presented by a resident, research, or medical student.
2. Each eligible presenter will be judged at the time of their presentation during the meeting.
3. Please indicate that you’d like to be considered for this award on the online abstract form.
4. Winner will be announced on Sunday, March 7, 2021.

Submit Abstract

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Registration will open November 1, 2020. There is no fee to attend

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