Abstract Submission

2021 SA/NT Training Committee - Virtual Registrar's Paper Day

Scientific papers submitted for consideration should have relevance to the broad discipline of General Surgery and its related subspecialties (Colorectal, HPB, Upper Gastrointestinal, Breast/Endocrine, Rural Surgery, Trauma, Transplantation, and Surgical Oncology). Please note that case reports will not be accepted.

Abstract Submission Deadline

1 November 2021 at 11:59pm.

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Maximum of two (2) abstracts *

*If the maximum number of abstracts is exceeded, the Review Committee will only consider two (2) abstracts, which will be reviewed based on the date of submission.

Eligibility

Abstracts will be considered from the following:

  • Australian General Surgery Trainees
  • Specialist International Medical Graduates in General Surgery
  • GSA Junior Doctor Members (doctor with full registration with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency)

Registration

  • Audience Member = Free of Charge
  • Abstract Submission = Free of Charge (maximum of two (2) abstracts)
  • Presentation Fee = $110 inc GST (selected presenters will be invoiced)

Guidelines for Abstracts

  • Scientific papers submitted for consideration should have relevance to the broad discipline of General Surgery and its related subspecialties (Colorectal, HPB, Upper Gastrointestinal, Breast/Endocrine, Rural Surgery, Trauma, Transplantation, and Surgical Oncology).
  • Case reports will not be accepted.
  • The abstract must not exceed 200 words.
  • All abstracts must be typed, single spaced with a clear typeface.
  • Titles should be in capitals and underlined, and placed at the top of the abstract.
  • All authors names should be included and typed in capitals, with the name of the presenter indicated by an asterisk (*).
  • Degrees and positions in departments should not be included, but the origin of the work should be stated.
  • All abstracts should include the institution(s) where the research activity was conducted.
  • The abstract should be organised as follows:

(a) Purpose of study
(b) Brief statement of methods
(c) Summary of the results adequate to support conclusions
(d) Conclusions

  • The abstract must be clear and brief. Statements should, in general, be impersonal and the first person “I” and “We” avoided.

Key Dates

  • 1 November 2021 at 11:59pm - Closing date for abstracts
  • 19 November 2021 - Notification of acceptance
  • 3 December 2021 (midday) - copy of Presentation to be sent to the GSA South Australian office via email

Submission Details

  • Abstracts to be submitted online via the GSA website.
  • Presenter’s details should be listed as follows:

- First and last name
- Email address
- Contact number
- Training Status (e.g. SET, SIMG, JDOC)
- SET Level (if applicable)
- Hospital
- Research Supervisor

Abstracts Selected for Presentation

  • Selected abstracts will be presented at the Virtual Registrar's Paper Day as a PowerPoint presentation, via a fully hosted Zoom webinar platform.
  • Presentations should be no longer than 5 minutes followed by 4 minutes allocated for questions.
  • Questions will be asked live by panel members and audience members, and also via the Zoom Q&A function.
  • Selected presenters will be issued a Tax Invoice for the Presentation Fee, upon acceptance of selection.
  • Selected presenters will be required to attend a technical rehearsal in the week of 29 November 2021, to test audio and video settings and run through the Zoom webinar functionality.
  • Final presentations will need to be submitted to the GSA South Australian office by midday on 3 December 2021.
  • If you have video clips inserted into your presentation, please ensure that you supply the video file as well as the PowerPoint file, as movies are not embedded within the PowerPoint file.

Contact

Please contact Karen Clark for all enquiries regarding abstract submission and registration to the event:
E karen.clark@generalsurgeons.com.au
T 0436 910 919

 
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