Abstracts

Call for Abstracts due Sunday, November 22, 2020 at 11:59pm.

Abstract Submission Guidelines

November 22, 2020 Abstracts Due at 11:59pm
December 14, 2020 Abstract Acceptance Notification Announced by email. Your abstract could be accepted either as an oral presentation or poster.
February 24-26, 2021 2021 Texas Surgeons Summit – Virtual Joint Annual Meeting with North and South Texas ACS Chapters

SUBMISSION INSTRUCTIONS

  • Submit abstract using the online submission form by November 22 at 11:59pm.
  • All abstracts must be submitted online via the texasacs.org 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 an oral presentation or poster presentation.
  • Submission of an abstract constitutes a commitment by the submitting author to be present on February 24-26, 2021 if his/her abstract is accepted.
SUBMISSION TYPE
  • If submitting an abstract use the following headings:
    Background, Objective, Methods, Results, Conclusion.
  • If submitting a case review use the following headings: Introduction/Objective, Case Presentation, Discussion, Conclusion.
  • If submitting a video abstract, use the following headings:
    Background, Objective, Methods, Results, Conclusion.
    xYour video (5 min max) should also be submitted in .mp4, .wmv, .avi or another high-quality video file format. Must be narrated in English with no background music.
  • Once you select the type of submission, these fields will appear. You DO NOT need to type these headings in your fields.

AWARDS

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

CANCER PAPER AWARD
  1. Please indicate that your abstract should be considered for this award on the online abstract form.
  2. Abstracts by residents on topics specific to oncology and related to the mission of the CoC will be considered. (see mission below)
  3. The manuscript must have not yet been published in a peer-reviewed journal.
  4. Judging is based on originality, scientific merit, and clinical relevance to oncology and the mission of the CoC.
  5. Winner will receive a cash prize
Mission of the Commission on Cancer

The CoC is a consortium of professional organizations dedicated to improving survival and quality of life for cancer patients through standard-setting, prevention, research, education, and the monitoring of comprehensive quality care.

Trauma Paper Award

Please do not confuse this submission with the Resident Trauma Papers award with the ACS COT. This submission is for the South Texas ACS meeting only.

  1. Please indicate that your abstract should be considered for this award on the online abstract form.
  2. Research in trauma will be considered
  3. Winner will receive a cash prize.
Best Paper Competition – Texas Surgeons Summit
  1. Please indicate that you’d like to be considered for this award on the online abstract form.
  2. The abstracts must be submitted and presented by a resident and/or medical student.
  3. Each eligible presenter will be judged at the time of their presentation during the meeting.
  4. Cash awards given for 1st, 2nd and 3rd pplace for each chapter.
  5. Winner will be announced on February 26, 2021.

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