American College of Surgeons Clinical Congress Annual Meeting Abstract Submission Deadline
Mar 1 all-day





Call for Abstracts, Videos, and Posters

Submit by 1:00 pm CT on March 1

New for 2024

Each author must have an ACS record to be included on the author string of a submission. Before the submission deadline—March 1, 2024—all authors must log in or select “New User” to create a record. Creating a record does not constitute joining ACS membership and incurring dues.

Abstracts or videos may be submitted for the following Clinical Congress programs:

Western Pediatric Trauma Conference Abstract Deadline
Mar 1 all-day
Research Team

March 1, 2024
Midnight PST
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Abstract Categories

Scientific Category

Scientific abstracts may include original research, systematic reviews, meta-analyses, or large case series. Isolated case reports are not eligible for submission in this category. This category includes original scientific investigation designed to produce new knowledge or approaches. If a submitted abstract describes animal experimentation or involves the use of human subjects, authors must be prepared to provide IACUC or IRB approval numbers upon request. 

Best Practices Category

Best practice abstracts may include quality improvement projects, process improvement reports, expert panel consensus, or surveys of best practices/practice recommendations. This category may include ongoing or completed projects, including education programs, novel and innovative methods for improving the effectiveness and efficiency of a program or policy.

Presentation Format & Manuscript Submission

Presentation Format

Abstracts may either be selected for oral podium presentation or poster presentation. Presenting authors must register and attend the conference to present in-person.

Manuscript Submission

All research abstracts selected for presentation are invited to submit a full manuscript for publication in the Journal of Pediatric Surgery, WPTC Special Edition. Abstract presenters will receive an email regarding manuscript preparation and deadlines. Manuscripts are generally due in early July. Authors must follow formatting instructions for the Journal of Pediatric Surgery.

Notice: Prior Publication

Prior Publication

Abstracts submitted to the WPTC may not be published previously or presented elsewhere in its current form prior to Western Pediatric Trauma Conference 2024. Abstracts previously presented at local or regional meetings may be submitted for consideration.



Each year, the WPTC recognizes investigators for exceptional presentations and abstract contributions. Accepted abstracts will be eligible for the following:

  1. Young Investigator Award

    1. Please indicate at the time of abstract submission if the first author is a resident or fellow in order to be considered for this award.

  2. Kris Hansen Best Practice Award

  3. Scientific Poster Award

  4. Best Practice Poster Award

Department M&M
Mar 12 @ 7:00 am – 8:00 am
International Transplantation Society | Abstract Submission Deadline
Mar 18 all-day

Submitting an abstract to the TTS 2024 Congress offers a platform to showcase groundbreaking research, connect with global experts, and contribute to advancements in transplantation medicine, fostering collaboration and influencing the field’s future direction.
Submission deadline: March 18, 2024.
American Society for Surgery of the Hand (ASSH) Annual Meeting Abstract Deadline
Mar 20 all-day






The 79th ASSH Annual Meeting is designed for surgeons to share new concepts and revisit established principles pertaining to hand and upper extremity. Hand care professionals from around the world will come together to share, discuss and learn about breakthrough techniques and procedures advancing the care and treatment of hand and upper extremity.


Symposia Abstracts November 17, 2023
Instructional Course Abstracts November 17, 2023
Video Theater Abstracts March 15, 2024
Scientific Paper and ePoster Abstracts March 20, 2024
Residents and Fellows Conference Abstracts March 20, 2024
International Guest Hand Society Posters March 20, 2024

Deadlines Subject to Change – All deadlines are in effect at 11:59PM (Central/CST) on the day indicated.

Links to the specific submission forms are posted on these pages. Follow the instructions provided on each page of the submission form, entering required information as you go. After your abstract has been submitted, you will receive a confirmation email detailing your abstract login information. You can continue to login and update your abstract until the submission deadline for the abstract type you initially submitted. Your abstract will not be reviewed until after the deadline, unless otherwise indicated.

If you have questions, contact the abstracts team at or (312) 880-1900.

Grand Rounds: Dr. Peter Lorenz
Mar 26 @ 7:00 am – 8:00 am
Department M&M
Apr 9 @ 7:00 am – 8:00 am
Western Vascular Society Annual Meeting Abstract Submission Deadline
Apr 15 all-day

2024 Abstract Submission Form

This is a Call for Abstracts for the Western Vascular Society Annual Meeting

September 7 – 10, 2024
The Broadmoor, Colorado Springs, CO

The deadline for abstract submission is April 15, 2023.
Abstracts submittd by this dealine can be edited until April 18.
Program committee will review abstracts for selection in May.
Authors will be notified of selection by June 1.

Presenters are responsible for their own travel and event registration expenses.
If the authors do not include a Western member, a member sponsor must be obtained.
Abstracts should represent work that has not been presented or published elsewhere.

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If an abstract is accepted for a FULL presentation, the authors are required to submit a manuscript to the JVS by November 7, and inform the society recorder Dr. Niten Singh once submitted. Authors with abstracts accepted for a mini or rapid-fire presentation are encouraged to also submit their manuscripts to the JVS for publication, but this is not required. The manuscripts must be written and formatted in accordance with the “Instructions for Authors” for the JVS.

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