American College Of Surgeons - Inspiring Quality: Highest Standards, Better Outcomes

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October 21–25
Boston, MA

Call for Abstracts Is Now Open

The American College of Surgeons (ACS) Division of Education welcomes abstract submissions to the following programs:

Owen H. Wangensteen Scientific Forum

  • Oral Presentations*
  • e-Poster Presentations

*Accepted authors are encouraged to submit full manuscripts to the Journal of the American College of Surgeons (JACS).

Video-Based Education

Videos are peer reviewed and may be recommended for inclusion in the ACS Video Library following presentation

Submission Information

  • Online submissions only
  • The submission period begins after December 1, 2017
  • Deadline: 5:00 pm (CST) Thursday, March 1, 2018
  • Check back for abstract and video specifications and guidelines

Learn more

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  • Free transportation. Complimentary shuttle bus service is available between all ACS-contracted hotels and Boston Convention Center.

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