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Abstracts must be received by February 28, 2023, 5 p.m. ET. 

Abstracts of original work may be submitted for poster presentation. Work submitted early and work by trainees will receive special consideration. Please carefully follow the instructions for abstract submission.*


The abstract must be in the form of a Microsoft® Word Document (preferred) or in Adobe® portable document format (PDF) with the following specifications:

  • ONE PAGE ONLY 8.5”x11” with 1” margins on all sides.

  • FONT Times New Roman, 12 point.

  • TITLE Centered, Bold, Title case.

  • AUTHORS Centered. Last name followed by first and middle initials only (without comma or periods—as on PubMed). Degree (MD, RN, RRT, PhD) may be included. Names separated by a comma with a period at the end (as on PubMed).

  • AFFILIATION Centered. Include Department(s), University/Hospital, City, State/ Province. Use standard abbreviations where applicable.

  • ABSTRACT Include four sections: Introduction, Methods, Results, and Conclusions. Case reports should include three sections: Introduction, Report, and Conclusion. Start each section on a different line with the title in boldface followed by a semicolon. There is a maximal 300 words per abstract.


Submissions that do not strictly conform to these specifications will be rejected. Abstracts will not be reformatted before printing/publication. Please minimize the use of special fonts, characters, and extraneous formatting. If formatting problems are likely but unavoidable, submit a properly formatted PDF copy.


* Please note that previously published abstracts may be submitted for consideration.

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