The American College of Surgeons Commission on Cancer (ACS COC) and Committee on Trauma (ACS COT) announce their call for abstracts for the 2022 Physician in Training Paper Competition. The competition fosters the development of physician scientists in the fields of oncology and trauma. We will hold a competition at VCU on Thursday, October 27th from 3-6 PM.
Location: McGlothlin Medical Education Center | Room 5-101
The competition is open to all general surgery residents, surgical specialty residents, and fellows on topics specific to oncology and trauma, related to the mission of the Commission on Cancer and the Committee on Trauma. Medical students are not eligible. Any paper submitted may have been previously presented but not published as full paper in any peer-reviewed journal at the time of submission.
Deadline EXTENDED: Friday, October 21.
The abstracts should describe original research in any aspect of cancer or trauma care. The papers must be categorized as either: 1) basic laboratory research or 2) clinical research/investigation. The winner in each category will be selected for the national competition.
All submissions will be expected to present a Powerpoint style presentation on October 27th at VCU. The presentation will be 10 minutes long (7 minute presentation + 3 mintue Q&A).
Two of the presentations in the COC and in the COT competition will be selected as winners to present at the 2023 Annual Meeting of the Virginia Chapter, ACS to be held May 5 & 6, 2023 at the Omni Charlottesville Hotel.
Questions? Contact Chapter Administrator, Susan McConnell at 804-622-8139 or email@example.com.