Welcome!

This is the abstract submissions site for the 2020 Virginia Society of Plastic Surgeons Annual Meeting

October 24, 2020 A Virtual Event

Deadline: Thursday, October 1, 2020 11:59 pm Pacific Time


Follow the link below to begin a new submission.
(You may submit more than one abstract, but you CANNOT submit the same abstract in more than one topic.)

AESTHETIC

BREAST

CRANIOMAXILLOFACIAL

HAND

PRACTICE MANAGEMENT

RECONSTRUCTIVE

RESEARCH AND TECHNOLOGY

SURGICAL PEARLS

Submission Guidelines:

  1. 1. Author Qualifications

    Author Qualifications: Residents in a plastic surgery residency program (all Plastic Surgery Resident programs allowed to submit) and practicing plastic surgeon members of VASPS. If you are a non-resident practicing plastic surgeon, you must be a member of (VASPS) to be eligible to submit an abstract.

    If you are a non-resident practicing plastic surgeon, you must be a member of (VASPS) to be eligible to submit an abstract.


  2. 2. Abstract Qualifications

    Abstract text should be created 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 250 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.

    Abstracts must be original clinical and/or basic science works of the presenting author. Please note: There is a possibility that the abstracts presented at the 2020 Virginia Society of Plastic Surgeons Annual Meeting may be published in the future. If the abstracts are published, they will be ineligible for submission to Plastic Surgery The Meeting 2021.

    The name of your Training Program Director must be included in the submission where indicated if applicable.

    Abstract approval is based on clarity, appropriateness and technical merit of work. Please format to include a purpose statement, methods and materials, and a summary of results and conclusions.

  3. 3. Text

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


    • Up to 3 images may be submitted.
    • Do not label with author name(s).
    • Submit figures in color if at all possible.
    • Physical dimensions of figures should be 3.25" wide. As a general rule, the bigger, the better.
  4. 4. References

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

  5. 5. Edits

    Alterations can be made to the abstract until the submission deadline of September 15 11:59 pm Pacific Time.

  6. 6. Notice of Acceptance

    Notice of 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 mbogucki@plasticsurgery.org if this email changes.