Oct
6
Tue
2020
Grand Rounds Cancelled—ACS
Oct 6 @ 7:00 am – 8:00 am

Grand Rounds is canceled so that faculty, staff, and trainees may attend the American College of Surgeons’ Clinical Congress and AASA annual meeting.

Oct
11
Sun
2020
American Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons Meeting (ASCRS) Annual Meeting Abstract Deadline
Oct 11 all-day

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Call for Abstracts

2021 Call for Abstracts is Now Open

Submission Deadline
Sunday, October 11 at 11:59 pm CST.

Abstracts submitted for the ASCRS Annual Meeting are peer-reviewed and scored on scientific merit, originality and relevance to the field of colorectal surgery.

 

 

Presentation Formats

  • Oral, Quick Shot or ePoster: Abstracts submitted to this category will be competitively evaluated by the Program Committee for presentation in the oral, quick shot or ePoster format. Presentations selected will be eligible for annual awards including best overall, basic science or clinical paper presented from the podium or as an ePoster.
  • Oral Only: Abstracts submitted to this category will be competitively evaluated by the Program Committee for presentation in the oral format ONLY (Podium and Quick Shot). Abstracts will NOT be considered for ePoster presentation. Presentations selected will be eligible for annual awards including best overall, basic science or clinical paper presented from the podium.
  • ePoster Only: Abstracts submitted to this category will be evaluated for ePoster presentation only. Presentations selected will be eligible for best basic science or clinical e-poster.
  • Video: Abstracts submitted to this category will be competitively evaluated by the Video-Based Education Committee for presentation during the video abstract symposium and the Ongoing Video Room. Videos selected will be eligible for the best video award.
  • Case Study: Abstracts submitted to this category will be evaluated for ePoster presentation only.
  • Research Forum: Abstracts submitted to this category will be competitively evaluated by the Young Researchers Committee for oral presentation during the Research Forum. This session highlights developing areas of research that have clinical relevance for the care of patients with colorectal diseases. Presentations selected will be eligible for the Research in Progress award. If not accepted for Oral presentation the abstract will be considered for ePoster presentation.
  • New Technology: Abstracts submitted to this category will be competitively evaluated by the Program Committee in conjunction with the New Technologies Committee for oral presentation during the New Technology Symposium. This symposium highlights the development, integration, evaluation and dissemination of new technology in the practice of colon and rectal surgery. If not accepted for Oral presentation the abstract will be considered for e-poster presentation.

*** Abstracts submitted by General Surgery Residents will be considered for the General Surgery Forum and other oral abstract sessions. The General Surgery Forum highlights work completed by General Surgery residents and is aimed at increasing experience and participation at the ASCRS annual meeting.

 

Categories/Topics

  • Benign Anorectal: Hemorrhoids, Anal fissure, Abscess, Fistula, Rectovaginal fistula, Anal Stricture, Pilonidal disease, Pruritis ani, Sexually transmitted infections (excluding HPV)
  • Basic and Translational Science: Projects aimed at the fundamental understanding of Colorectal Disease development and treatment
  • Benign Abdominal: Diverticular disease, Large bowel obstruction, Volvulus, Lower gastrointestinal bleeding, Endometriosis, Trauma, Intestinal stomas, Colitis (infectious, ischemic, microscopic, radiation induced and C. difficile related), Anastomotic issues
  • Education, Assessment and Practice Management: Patient education, Physician education (medical student, resident, fellow, and in-practice), Technical skills assessment, and Practice management, Maintenance of certification
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease: Inflammatory bowel disease, Ulcerative colitis, Crohn’s disease, Anorectal Crohn’s disease, Ileal pouch anal anastomosis
  • Colon and Rectal Cancer: Adenocarcinoma of the colon and rectum, Neoadjuvant treatment, Watch and wait, Adjuvant therapy, Functional outcomes, Low anterior resection syndrome, Local Recurrence, Transanal excision
  • Other Neoplasia: Anal cancer, Anal dysplasia, Condyloma, HPV infection, Colon polyps, Colonoscopy, Advanced Polypectomy techniques, Neuroendocrine tumors, Polyposis syndromes, Presacral tumors, Appendiceal Neoplasms, Carcinoid, GIST, Lymphoma
  • Pelvic Floor: Anal pain, Fecal incontinence, Constipation, Obstructed defecation, Rectal prolapse, Sacral Nerve Stimulation, Functional Bowel Disorders, Irritable Bowel Syndrome
  • Quality and Cost: Enhanced recovery after surgery, Administrative databases, Clinical registries, Observational studies, Health care economics, Quality and safety issues, Ethical Considerations

Don’t miss this opportunity to be a part of the Annual Meeting, its innovative technology and the most

up-to-date research in the field. Submit your abstract today!

Submission Deadline
Sunday, October 11 at 11:59 pm CST.

If you have questions regarding abstract submissions please contact us at ascrs@fascrs.org or 847-607-6410.

Oct
13
Tue
2020
Department M&M
Oct 13 @ 7:00 am – 8:00 am
Oct
20
Tue
2020
Grand Rounds: Dr. James Wall
Oct 20 @ 7:00 am – 8:00 am
Oct
27
Tue
2020
Grand Rounds: Arash Momeni, MD
Oct 27 @ 7:00 am – 8:00 am

Dr. Arash Momeni is an Assistant Professor of Surgery in the Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery. In addition to offering all reconstructive modalities following mastectomy, Dr. Momeni has developed cutting edge surgical approaches to post-mastectomy reconstruction such as hybrid breast reconstruction (i.e. the combination of free flap transfer and implant placement) and techniques of flap neurotization with the goal to improve sensory recovery to the reconstructed breast.

Oct
30
Fri
2020
22nd Annual Fogarty Lecture
Oct 30 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm

The 22nd Annual Thomas J. Fogarty, MD Lecture: Focus on Innovation

Friday, October 30, 2020 | 4pm
LKSC – Berg Hall | Stanford University

Featuring Julio C. Palmaz, MD, radiologist, honorary Ashbel Smith Professor at the University of Texas Health Science Center, inventor, entrepreneur, and vintner.
The Fogarty lectureship was established to bring together a diverse community in Silicon Valley focusing on leaders in discovery, invention, innovation, and entrepreneurship. This event is sponsored by Stanford Byers Center for Biodesign, Fogarty Institute for Innovation and Stanford Department of Surgery. Watch this space for more information.

Register here.

Nov
2
Mon
2020
The American Association of Endocrine Surgeons 2021 Annual Meeting Abstract Submission Deadline
Nov 2 all-day

Welcome to the online abstract submission site for the 2021 American Association of Endocrine Surgeons Annual Meeting

The AAES 2021 Annual Meeting will be held
April 24-26, 2021
Westin-Sheraton Hotel and Jefferson-Birmingham Convention Complex
Birmingham, AL, USA

SUBMISSION DEADLINE:
Monday, November 2, 2020, 11:59 PM PST

Important Reminders

  • Given the evolving circumstances of the pandemic and potential travel restrictions, a virtual option will be provided to all accepted abstracts. Ability to travel to the meeting will not be a prerequisite for consideration.
  • Only original research will be considered (must not be previously presented or published).
  • There is a 350-word limit for abstracts.
  • NO GRAPHICS OR TABLES will be accepted with abstract submission.
  • The abstract copy MUST include the following: Background, Method, Results, Conclusion.
  • NO reference to the authors or the institution should appear within the body of the abstract or in the title.
  • Interesting Case Submission will open after abstract submission has been closed. Please do not submit case reports.
  • Quickshot Abstracts: These will be brief oral presentations about your poster, given from the podium. If your poster submission is accepted for a quickshot presentation, you may be invited but not required to submit a manuscript to be considered for publication with our annual issue in Surgery. Quickshots will be the highest scored abstracts that are not chosen (or excluded from by the authors) for regular oral presentations. Quickshot presentations will be 5 minutes in length, followed by 2 minutes for questions.

 

All submitters MUST create a new account to submit an abstract. (the link to create a new account is to the left of the login box).

NOTE: All content authors are required to disclose any financial relationship(s) with an ACCME-defined commercial interest (“industry”). Also, no content author may be an employee of a commercial interest.