THE WINDOW TO SUBMIT ABSTRACTS IS NOW CLOSED.
The 86th Annual Meeting of the South Atlanta Association of Obstetrics & Gynecologists will be held at The Cloister in Sea Island, Georgia, January 20-23, 2024. This is a call for you to consider being a participant in the abstract program-you can present a formal paper, case report, review of a subject, or by sharing with us a mini-presentation of some aspect of Obstetrics and Gynecology which is of interest to you.
Final Abstract Submission Deadline
Deadline extended to July 14, 2023
Abstract Acceptance Notification
Presenting Author Registration Deadline for Annual Meeting
Friday, October 27, 2023
The first author of the submitted material should be the individual willing to present the topic at the meeting.
Abstracts should be no longer than 600 words.
The first author must register for the 2024 SAAOG Annual Meeting to ensure his or her abstract(s) are included in onsite materials. Deadline for author registration is Friday, October 27, 2023. First authors MUST BE registrants at the 2024 SAAOG Annual Meeting.
Abstract Submission Instructions
Please read through the submission instructions below before preparing your abstract:
Please contact the SAAOG Office with any questions by calling (904) 309-6224 or send an email to Bree Kolocheski at firstname.lastname@example.org.
General Abstract Information
John McCain Fellowship Award
The John McCain Fellowship Award is given each year at the SAAOG Annual Meeting to the best original research paper submitted by a resident or fellow in Obstetrics and Gynecology while in training in the states of Florida, Georgia, North Carolina, South Carolina, Virginia, and West Virginia. If you are interested in submitting your research abstract for consideration of this award, please indicate below when completing the Online Abstract Submission Form. Material submitted for presentation should not have been previously published or presented nor under consideration for publication. The winner will be selected by the SAAOG Executive Committee in the summer and will receive a $1,000 prize as well as all reasonable travel and meeting expenses, and a one year membership for SAAOG. The winner will also present this paper at the 2024 SAAOG Annual Meeting.
John McCain Fellowship Award Disclaimer
This disclaimer applied only to U.S. licensed physicians: Awardees of the Young Investigator Award Program will be offered a monetary award, as outlined above, paid directly by the South Atlantic Association of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, SAAOG is currently seeking possible funding from an outside supporter for this award. In accordance with the Physician Payments Sunshine Act reporting requirements (may be found here), the supporter may report your acceptance fo the monetary award to Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) as an indirect open payment to a U.S. physician. Acceptance of the monetary award is not required in order to retain the John McCain Fellowship Award designation.
The SAAOG will not be responsible for abstract submissions not received via the website or for submission errors caused by Internet service outages, hardware or software delays, power outages, or unforeseen events.
Abstracts for poster entries submitted for competition can only be accepted electronically and must adhere to the following guidelines:
The purpose of the abstract is to define the precise subject of the presentation to an audience. Below you will find a checklist for abstract preparation. All abstracts are considered equally for selection, and the quality of the abstract is the single most important factor in the Committee's decision.
You will be asked for the following:
Abstract grading is blinded and abstracts are pre-screened and selected by SAAOG judges based on quality and merit. You will be notified by Friday, July 28, 2023, if your abstract is accepted. All lead poster authors are required to register for the 2024 South Atlantic Association for Obstetricians and Gynecologists Annual Meeting January 20-23, 2024, at The Cloister to present to meeting attendees.
*Expenses related to airfare, lodging, and social events/guest fees are the responsibility of the presenter.