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Abstract & Informative Case Report Submission Opens Mid-September

WHO SHOULD SUBMIT

Abstract and Informative Case Report submission is open to physician-scientists, research scientists, clinicians and medical education professionals. This meeting multi-disciplinary, abstract submission is highly recommended for young investigators, fellows, junior scientists and trainees, who would benefit from close interaction with senior colleagues regarding their work. You may submit as many abstracts as you like; however only one abstract will be considered for an award.

ONLINE SUBMISSION REQUIRED

Abstracts and Informative Case Reports must be submitted online via the CSCTR/MWAFMR abstract submission site (cpaper-us.ctimeetingtech.com/csctr2017). To ensure your data is entered correctly, follow all instructions carefully.  Complete instructions for submission available online. When you completed the abstract submission process, print a copy of your submitted abstract for your files. 
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DATES TO REMEMBER

Abstract Submission Opens: Monday, September 18, 2017
Early Bird Deadline: Sunday, December 10, 2017 at 11:59 pm CST
Final Deadline: Sunday, January 7, 2018 at 11:59 pm CST
Acceptance Notification: Friday, February 2, 2018 (all authors will receive an email)
Authors Accept / Decline Deadline: Friday, February 9, 2018
  NOTE: all abstracts will be printed in the Journal of Investigative Medicine unless withdrawn by Feb. 9, 2018 deadline
Awards Notification: Wednesday, February 28, 2018

ABSTRACT REVIEW

All abstracts submitted will be graded by CSCTR / MWAFMR Combined Annual Meeting members. The review process takes approximately 2-3 weeks; award notification will be mailed by February 28, 2018.

SUBMISSION CATEGORIES

Abstract Categories
Cardiology / Cardiovascular Disease
Endocrinology / Metabolism
Gastroenterology / Clinical Nutrition
Genetic and Molecular Medicine
Geriatrics
Epidemiology / Health Outcomes / Quality Improvement / Bio-informatics
Hematology and Oncology
Infectious Disease
Nephrology
Pediatrics
Pulmonary / Critical Care
Rheumatology / Immunology / Allergy

Informative Case Report Categories
Pathophysiology
Diagnosis or Treatment of a Disease Process or Clinical Syndromes

ABSTRACT AND INFORMATIVE CASE REPORT LENGTH

There is a limit of 3,800 characters (including spaces) for the text of your abstract or informative case report submission including tables. The character limit does not count authors, institutions, or title.

ABSTRACT AND INFORMATIVE CASE REPORT SUBMISSION FEE

A non-refundable fee will be charged to cover the costs of processing, review, and/or publication. You must include a separate payment with each abstract or informative case report submitted. You will not be able to submit an abstract or informative case report without entering your appropriate payment information. After entering your information a page will appear that you will print as your receipt. The fee schedule is as follows:

Until 11:59 pm CST Sunday, December 10, 2017
Student or trainee: No Charge
Professional: $70

December 11, 2017 - Sunday, January 7, 2018 11:59 pm CST
Student or trainee: $40
Professional: $80

AUTHOR ATTENDANCE REQUIREMENT

By submitting an abstract or informative case report to the 2018 Combined Annual Meeting, you agree that at least one author must attend the meeting if the abstract or informative case report is accepted. Authors must be available to present on the date and time assigned by the Combined Annual Meeting committee. Authors will be notified of presentation times at the time of, or shortly after, notification of acceptance and are expected to make appropriate travel arrangements to ensure that at least one author is present.