Plastic Surgery 2014, Chicago

Welcome! This is the abstract submissions site for the Plastic Surgery 2014
October 10 - October 14, 2014 in Chicago, IL

Sponsored by ASPS/PSF/ASMS

Deadline for NEW abstract submissions:

March 17, 2014 11:59 pm Pacific Time

Submitting an abstract on-line is easy! If you would like an overview of the system instructions before starting click here.

Follow the link below to begin a new submission.

Technical support may be obtained by calling (401) 334-0220 between 8:30 a.m and 6:00 p.m. ET, Monday-Friday, or at all times by contacting tech support.

If you have already submitted an abstract title and you wish to view, resume, edit, or withdraw that submission, log in below using the access codes already provided to you:

Abstract ID#      Password 



Scientific abstracts may be submitted in electronic format on only the following topics:

  • Breast Paper (5 mins)
  • Cosmetic Paper (5 mins)
  • Craniomaxillofacial/Head and Neck Paper (5 mins)
  • General Reconstruction Paper (5 mins)
  • Hand & Upper Extremity Paper (5 mins)
  • Posters
  • Practice Management Paper (5 mins)
  • Research/Technology Paper (5 mins)
  • NEW! Surgical Practice Pearls (3 mins)



Submission Guidelines

Author Qualifications

All paper and poster abstracts must be authored by a plastic surgeon/resident/medical student. Submissions from staff writers or company writing pools will not be allowed. All authors are required to disclose all relevant financial relationships or affiliations with pharmaceutical companies, biomedical device manufacturers or other corporations whose products or services are related to the subject matter of the presentation topic.

All correspondence is through email, you must provide valid/reliable email addresses. If your email is going to change between now and October, 2014 you must notify mbogucki@plasticsurgery.org of the new email address. Abstracts submitted without a valid email address will be removed from the system and not eligible for presentation.

ASPS welcomes paper and poster submissions from our international members and colleagues as part of the Plastic Surgery 2014 Scientific Program.

Abstract Qualifications

Material presented must be original*. No portion of abstracts submitted can be from previously published material, in any publication, in either print or online mediums.

Papers previously presented at local or regional meetings are acceptable only if the presentation was not published in an abstract supplement or book, in either print or online mediums.

*Surgical Practice Pearls: New this year, this category will offer speakers the chance to showcase practical and personal tips and tricks that they use to optimize their practice on a day-to-day basis. Presentations in this category will focus on concrete and practical things that a surgeon can immediately implement. For this category only, previously presented or published material will be accepted. Please note that abstracts accepted in this category will NOT be published in the PRS Supplement.

Text

Create your abstract text in a word processing program prior to beginning your online submission. Use that program to check the word count. Abstract text (which does not include title or authors) is limited to 375 words or less. Abstract text should not contain title or author information; these are specified elsewhere in the submission process. Abstracts not conforming to the prescribed format will not be considered for presentation.

Abstract text must include the following*:

A maximum of 5 references will be accepted. All citations must be numbered and cited in numerical order in the text.

Please note that all information as you enter it will be used for publication. Please ensure correct spelling and consistency in format.

*Surgical Practice Pearls: For this category only, abstracts may be constructed and submitted in whatever format best communicates the authorís information.

Images

Relevant photographs/illustrations may be submitted to clarify and/or support the work. Adhere to the following technical points:

Edits

Alterations can be made to any part of the abstract until the submission deadline. Simply log in with the numerical user id and password provided by the system. Once the deadline has past you will no longer have access to the system.

Disclosures

Online disclosures will be collected for all authors. Disclosures are required for all authors. Your submission will not be considered for review if disclosures are missing for any authors.

All sources of funds supporting the work and a statement of financial interest, if any, must be included for each author, along with a list of all products, devices, drugs, etc., used in the manuscript. All manuscripts must have all of this information.

Each author must disclose at the time of submission any commercial associations or financial disclosures that might pose or create a conflict of interest with information presented in any submitted manuscript. Such associations include consultancies, stock ownership, or other equity interests, patent licensing arrangements, and payments for conducting or publicizing a study described in the manuscript.

Notice of Acceptance

Notice of acceptance or non-acceptance will be forwarded to the presenter only. Presenters are responsible for notifying any co-authors. All correspondence will be sent to the email address listed for the presenter. Please check this email address regularly for submission updates and notify ASPS staff if it changes.


Select an area below to begin a new submission:

Breast Paper (5 mins)

Cosmetic Paper (5 mins)

Craniomaxillofacial/Head and Neck (5 mins)

General Reconstruction (5 mins)

Hand & Upper Extremity Paper (5 mins)

NEW! Surgical Practice Pearls (3 mins)

Posters

Practice Management Paper (5 mins)

Research/Technology Paper (5 mins)


Technical support may be obtained by calling (401) 334-0220 between 8:30 a.m and 6:00 p.m. ET, Monday-Friday, or at all times by contacting tech support. For all other information regarding content, acceptance process, or abstract administration, please forward a message via email to mbogucki@plasticsurgery.org.