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Owen H. Wangensteen Scientific Forum Submission

The Call for Abstracts is now closed.

The Scientific Forum offers researchers the opportunity to present the results of their original, basic science, clinical, education, health sciences, and translational research during Clinical Congress 2020.

Deadline: Monday, March 2, 2020, 11:59 pm (CST)

Please note: The committee does not accommodate or consider late abstract submissions.

Notifications will be sent in May 2020. Please make sure to add to your approved senders list.

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Accepted abstracts by scientific researchers in training will be published in a supplemental issue of Journal of the American College of Surgeons (JACS). Accepted abstracts by non-trainees and e-Posters will be published electronically by JACS.

Authors of top-scoring abstracts accepted as 8-minute presentations will be invited to submit a full manuscript by July 1, 2020. These selected manuscripts will be eligible for expedited review. Manuscripts accepted from the expedited review will be published in a special edition of JACS.


Britnee Sanders
Scientific Forum Administrator