Abstract Information

Abstract Submissions for the 2019 Mountain West Society of Plastic Surgeons is now open!

Submission Deadline: Wednesday, January 2, 2019 11:59pm Pacific Time

Follow the link below to begin a new submission. (You may NOT submit more than one abstract as a presenter. You can be a co-author on more than one abstract, but each presenter is only allowed one submission and one presentation.)

Submit your abstract

You CANNOT submit the same abstract in both topics.

Scientific abstracts may be submitted in abstract format only on the following topics:

  • Basic Research
  • Clinical

Abstract Submission Guidelines

1. Author Qualifications: Domestic and international practicing plastic surgeons and plastic surgery resident/fellows.

2. Plastic Surgeons/Residents/Fellows may co-author more than one paper but can only submit one abstract as a presenter and will be limited to one presentation.

3. Abstract text should be created in a word processing program prior to beginning your online submission. Use that program to check the word count. Abstract text (which does not include title or authors) is limited to 250 words or less. Abstract text should not contain title or author information; these are specified elsewhere in the submission process. Abstracts not conforming to the prescribed format will not be considered for presentation.

4. Abstract approval is based on clarity, appropriateness and technical merit of work. Please format to include a purpose statement, methods and materials, and a summary of results and conclusions.

5. You may include relevant photographs/illustrations may be submitted to clarify and/or support the work. Adhere to the following technical points:

  • Up to 3 images may be submitted.
  • Do not label with author name(s).
  • Submit figures in color if at all possible.
  • Physical dimensions of figures should be 3.25″ wide. As a general rule, the bigger, the better.

6. A maximum of 5 references will be accepted. All citations must be numbered and cited in numerical order in the text.

7. Abstracts must be original clinical and/or basic science works of the presenting author.

8. The name of your Training Program Director must be included in the submission where indicated if applicable.

9. Alterations can be made to the abstract until the submission deadline of Wednesday, January 2, 2019 11:59 pm Pacific Time.

10. Notice of acceptance will be forwarded to the presenter only. Presenters are responsible for notifying any co-authors. All correspondence will be sent to the email address listed for the presenter. Please check this email address regularly for submission updates and notify  mbogucki@plasticsurgery.org if this email changes.

11. All presenters must register for the meeting to be able to present.

Submit your abstract