June 2018

ACFAS Calls for Manuscript, Poster Submissions

The American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons (ACFAS) has issued a call for manuscript and poster submissions to be presented at its 77th Annual Scientific Conference Program, which will be held February 14-19 in New Orleans.

ACFAS Manuscript Awards of Excellence winners will divide $10,000 in prize money supported in part by a grant from the Podiatry Foundation of Pittsburgh. Manuscripts must be Scientific Format, which is defined as the study/evaluation of a question and formation of a hypothesis, either prospective or retrospective. Manuscript submission deadline is August 15.

Poster submissions must be original research, not previously published. Posters will be categorized into 11 classifications: arthroscopy, biomechanics and anatomy, diabetic foot, epidemiology/population study, forefoot reconstruction, orthotics/prosthetics/pedorthics, neurological/peripheral nerve disorders, physical therapy/rehabilitation, rearfoot and ankle reconstruction, trauma, and wound care/infectious disease. Poster abstract submission deadline is September 10, with a poster PDF submission deadline of November 7. The student chapter poster abstract submission deadline is November 15, with a student chapter poster PDF submission deadline of January 4.

For more information about submission guidelines, visit www.acfas.org.

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