6th Annual ACOMS Residents Meeting

The Resident Research Forum at the Residents’ Meeting is an outstanding opportunity for any resident, from PGY-1 through Chief, to gain speaking experience by presenting a scientific abstract or interesting/unusual case in a low-pressure environment. Outstanding abstract and case presentations are eligible to win prizes including travel awards to attend next year’s Annual Conference. All accepted scientific abstracts will be published in OOOO  journal.

Scientific Abstracts

This is the more formal of the two submission options.  Your abstract should be scientific in nature including research data from a number of cases or procedures. Abstracts should be ready for publication and may not have been previously submitted to another meeting or publication. Your Program Director or another faculty member from your institution should be listed as a contributing author and must have signed-off prior to submission. Accepted abstracts will be published in OOOO  journal and several outstanding presenters will be eligible to win prizes: three presenters from last year's Residents Meeting received a travel award to attend our 2017 Annual Conference in Vancouver, Canada, and this year we will be awarding travel awards to attend our 2018 Annual Conference in New Orleans.

Submission is open to all OMS residents who are registered to attend the ACOMS Residents Meeting. Your presentation must be entered via the web form at the bottom of this page and must be limited to 500 words, including all of the following elements: Purpose, Method, Results, and Conclusions. The abstract text should be typed single-spaced as one paragraph. All references included in the text should be numbered and accompanied by the full citation, including author’s names, title, journal name, volume, number, inclusive paging, and year of publication. One figure/chart may be uploaded. Any submitted figures or charts will be published on the bottom of your abstract.

Tips for creating an effective scientific abstracts are available here and here.


The deadline for submission of abstracts and case studies was Monday, September 11 for consideration at the Residents Meeting, September 30 - October 1, 2017.

Presentation Guidelines

Selected oral abstract and interesting case reports will be allotted ten minutes: eight minutes should be dedicated to lecture and two minutes for questions and answers. Typically, presenters create a PowerPoint to accompany their presentation. The PowerPoint may contain additional graphics or other visuals related to the abstract or case report. Oral presentations will take place on both September 30 and October 1. Selected oral abstract presenters will be notified of their time slots once all abstracts have been reviewed.

Notes

Please click on the "case reports" tab above for information about less formal presentations.

Please direct any questions regarding the abstract submission process to admin@acoms.org.