Call for Abstracts: SMA’s Inaugural Virtual Abstract Competition

Southern Medical Association

Theme: Proactive Medicine in a Reactive World

For Physicians-in-Training: Medical Students, Residents, and Fellows

  • Deadline to Submit for the Virtual Abstract Competition: June 30, 2023
  • Deadline to Submit Accepted Presentation: July 14, 2023
  • Virtual Abstract Competition: August 8-August 10, 2023
  • Announcement of Virtual Abstract Competition Winners: August 11, 2023

SMA’s inaugural virtual competition will include medical students, residents, and fellows from all over the country competing for a chance to present their projects at the Association’s annual conference. This is a preliminary competition. The top 10 oral presentations and the top 10 poster presentations from this virtual event will advance and present in person at SMA’s Annual Scientific Assembly October 25-28, 2023 at the Grandover Resort & Spa in Greensboro, NC, for the opportunity to win cash prizes:

Oral Presentation Prizes 

  • 1st Place*: $5000
  • 2nd Place: $3000
  • 3rd Place: $1000
  • *1st place winner’s program also receives a $1000 sponsorship.

Poster Presentation Prizes 

  • 1st Place: $1000
  • 2nd Place: $800
  • 3rd Place: $600

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