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Annual Conference Poster Abstracts

Poster abstract submission deadline: July 31, 2022

Notification of poster abstract acceptance: August 10, 2022

  1. GENERAL GUIDELINES

    1. All submissions must have at least one podiatric physician, resident, or student listed as an author.

    2. Once an abstract is accepted, additional authors cannot be added.

    3. A corresponding author must be selected at the time of submission. Notification of acceptance or rejection of an abstract and future correspondence will be made to corresponding author.

    4. Research must include a minimum follow-up of one year for results describing surgical procedures.

    5. Posters should not be commercial in nature or promote any product. No logos on the poster other than names of hospital/practice, residency, or school.

  2. ABSTRACT SUBMISSION PROCESS

    1. Email abstract to [email protected]

    2. Author name(s)/corresponding author

      1. All authors should be listed with the corresponding author listed in BOLD

      2. There is no limit to the number of co-authors whose names can be added

    3. Acceptable study designs

      1. Case report, case series, cohort study, cross-sectional, meta-analyses, systematic review, prospective controlled trial, and retrospective review

      2. Surgical or wound care in nature

    4. Title should be concise and define abstract appropriately; cannot be changed after submission

    5. Word limit – 350

    6. Format – Microsoft Word ONLY

    7. Sections must include introduction/purpose, methods, procedures, case report, analysis, results, and conclusion

    8. Charts, graphs, and tables may be included to provide additional research information or findings

    9. References should be included and do not count toward total word count (max 35)

    10. Affiliation(s) and/or financial interest(s) associated with the research must be disclosed

  3. GRADING, ACCEPTANCE, AND COMPETITION

    1. Blind grading and acceptance (author’s names will not be identified to review committee)

    2. Graders are podiatric physicians, acceptance is influenced by, significance of the study; content and clarity; clinical or research data to support the study’s conclusions; minimum follow-up of one year per patient for results describing surgical procedures; and new or modified techniques as they relate to diagnosis, surgery, complications, or other phases of podiatric surgical problems.

    3. If an abstract is selected for poster presentation, the primary and corresponding author(s) will be notified by email. d. Posters will be displayed for the duration of the meeting on Fri, Nov 4 and Sat, Nov 5 (not Sun, Nov 6) and may be taken down before exhibitor move-out on Sat, Nov 5 at 3:30 PM).

  4. AWARDS

    1. $100 at the conclusion of the conference to the primary author (or designated co-author if primary author is not in attendance) upon presentation of the poster at the conference.

    2. Top three accepted posters will be selected by a panel of judges.

    3. Winners will be announced on Saturday, November 5 at 11:30 am in the general session.

      1. First place $500

      2. Second place $250

      3. Third place $100

      4. Awards will be given to the primary author only

    4. The judges will consider the visual design, the significance of the study, including its importance to the advancement of the practice of podiatric surgery as well as well as the study’s content, and clarity.

  5. OTHER INFORMATION

    1. Edits to the abstract/poster can be made up until the presentation of the poster at the conference.

    2. Trade names should not be used.

    3. Poster set-up and removal: Upon acceptance of the poster information will be emailed to the corresponding author regarding sizing of the poster/check-in/setup/take down.

    4. ASPS board of directors and poster/abstract judges are ineligible to participate in the ASPS poster competition, with the exception that residents supervised by the above-referenced parties may participate.

    5. Questions? Contact us at [email protected] or 337-628-2777.