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Rao R. Ivatury Trauma Symposium Call for Abstracts — 2020

Submission Overview

From all submitted abstracts, 3 brief oral presentations and 10 posters will be selected. Abstract submission from all disciplines involved in trauma care are encouraged, including physicians, nursing staff, and pre-hospital providers. Original research and quality/performance improvement projects are eligible for submission.

  • Short, specific title (no abbreviations) that indicates the nature of the project.
  • 300 words maximum — No references, tables, or figures.
  • For original research, include background, study methodology, results, and conclusion.
  • For QI/performance improvement projects, include purpose, theoretical or conceptual framework, instruments and data analysis, major findings, and implications of the results.

Submission Deadline for Abstracts:  February 1, 2020

Notification of oral and posters winners:  February 5, 2020

  • The presenting author should be listed first in the order of authors. All communications will be directed to the presenting author only.
  • An individual may submit more than one abstract.
  • All abstract and presentation content must be in compliance with copyright laws.
  • The recommended format for abstract submission includes a clearly stated introduction, methods, results and conclusions.
  • Poster presenters are expected to be registered participants of the symposium. Standard registration fees apply.

Contact Karen Shipman for more information:
karen.shipman@vcuhealth.org or call (804) 828-6426.

Abstract Submission Form - 2020 Trauma Symposium


Presenting Author First Name  *Presenting Author Last Name  *Presenting Author Title/Credentials  *Presenting Author Affiliation/Agency  *Presenting Author Sponsor  *Contact Information - phone number  *Contact information - email address  *Is submitter/contact person the corresponding author?  *Authorship List
Please list all authors and their affiliations in the order of their appearance on the poster. This will determine the order of authorship in the published abstracts.

Please use semicolons to separate authors, with commas elsewhere; i.e., use the following format: first name, last name, department, organization/institution; first name last name, department, organization/institution; etc. 
Title  *Background  *Methods  *Results  *Conclusions  *Additional Information/Comments: Attachments