Abstract submission for the 2020 AAPM Spring Clinical Meeting is a 100% web based process. In order to complete a SUCCESSFUL SUBMISSION, understanding how the system works, what the requirements are, and what information is needed will streamline the process for you.
So prior to beginning the abstract submission process, please take a few minutes to review the information. With a general understanding, your submission should be successful.
Abstract Submission for the 2020 AAPM Spring Clinical Meeting is a 100% web based process:
This symposium is an opportunity for young investigators (defined below) to submit an abstract for the competition. Clinical projects or research are welcome. Highest scored Young Investigator submissions, i.e. the finalists, as determined by the abstract reviewers will be selected for presentation in a special symposium on Saturday, April 4, 2020, 10:30 AM - 12:30 PM.
A Young Investigator is defined as at the time of abstract submission a Candidate for the award must be no more than two years post-graduate or if post-graduate, must be in a medical physics residency program or a medical physics related postdoctoral fellowship.
FINALISTS are identified on January 13, at which time the Finalists will be contacted with further instructions. Contact the Programs Manager at AAPM HQ with any questions regarding the Young Investigator Symposium.
A panel of judges will score the oral presentations according to criteria that include scientific merit, originality, and organization/presentation of the material.
All abstracts submitted to the Young Investigator Symposium that are NOT selected for the competition, will be considered for the Best Poster Competition.
Abstracts may be submitted for a poster presentation. The emphasis of the work must be clinical to reflect the overall focus of the Spring Clinical Meeting. The AAPM will conduct a Best Poster Competition! A panel of judges will score poster displays according to criteria that includes clinical relevance, originality, and organization/presentation of the material. A ribbon will be placed on the winning poster display.
Adhere to the following when preparing your Abstract. The abstract text MUST be structured as follows:
**Any abstract that does NOT conform with this structured format will be REJECTED.**
Once you have accessed the system site, in order to access the submission system you'll be prompted to login using an Abstract Submission Username and Password.
Young Investigator Symposium