For abstracts

Access the following resources for abstracts:

Program Gross and Microscopic Symposium
Resident and Fellows Symposium
Poster Exhibits
Late-breaking Research
Abstracts

Guidelines
Gross and Microscopic Symposium guidelines
Resident and Fellows Symposium guidelines
Poster Exhibits guidelines
Late-breaking Research
Abstracts guidelines (coming soon)
 
Submission timeline
and links
June 12 - Sept. 1, 2017
at 5 p.m. (CT)
June 12 - Sept. 1, 2017
at 5 p.m. (CT)
June 12 - Sept. 1, 2017
at 5 p.m. (CT)
Sept. 18 - Nov. 13, 2017
at 5 p.m. (CT)
 
When Friday, Feb. 16 and Saturday Feb. 17, 2018
9 a.m. - 5 p.m.
TBD Available for viewing Friday, Feb. 16 through Monday, Feb. 19, 2018.
Presentation times will be available on the viewing portal once the program is scheduled.
Four unique sessions available. Specific dates and times TBD.
 
Target audience All members of the Academy, medical students, residents & fellows, and non-members  are eligible to submit. Residents & fellows

**Medical students are not eligible to submit for this program.
All members of the Academy, medical students, residents and fellows, and non-members  are eligible to submit. All members of the Academy, medical students, residents and fellows, and non-members  are eligible to submit.
 
Description
Studies appropriate for consideration should focus on common diseases with unusual facets or unusual diseases with attendant teaching value.

Clinical and laboratory research-based abstracts should be submitted.

The top three award recipients in each category will receive a cash reward. (See guidelines for more information)

** Case-based studies and series are not appropriate for this program and will automatically be excluded from the review process.

The presentation of new ideas and original observations to the membership of the Academy and to other attendees of the Annual Meeting is an integral part of the Academy's continuing education program.

Poster exhibits present scientific information utilizing narrative material, photographs, charts, diagrams, etc.

The highest scoring abstracts will be eligible for consideration for the 2018 Annual Meeting Poster Exhibit Awards.

Researchers are invited to submit abstracts describing their most recent results on the latest ground-breaking observations in clinical, therapeutics, surgical, pediatric, dermatopathologic, and basic research.

New therapies will be given top priority, particularly data from pivotal trials of unapproved drugs or unapproved indications. In addition, novel observations that could be practice changing will also be given top consideration.

   
Notification of acceptance
Sent via email to primary author in late November 2017.

Sent via email to primary author in late November 2017.

Sent via email to primary author in late October 2017.

Sent via email to primary author in early January 2018.


Other important abstract program information that pertains to all programs:


  • Read guidelines for each program prior to submission.

  • Abstracts must be submitted on the published deadline date in order to be eligible. Late submissions will not be accepted.

  • Changes cannot be made to an abstract once it has been submitted. For instance, no change in authors, title, category, content, or spelling will be allowed. If a change is required for scientific or academic accuracy, the poster submission should be withdrawn.

  • Abstract content will be embargoed until the first day of the AAD meeting, at which time the appropriate abstract information will be posted online for each program.

  • If your submission is accepted, in order to present at the meeting, you will be required to register for the Annual Meeting and pay the appropriate registration fees. Non-member physicians who wish to participate will be required to register for the Annual Meeting as a non-member at the non-member fee.

  • Timelines are subject to change. Visit this page frequently for any updates.

  • Questions regarding your submission should be emailed to abstracts@aad.org.
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