The American College of Surgeons Commission on Cancer (ACS COC) and Committee on Trauma (ACS COT) announce their call for abstracts for the 2021 Physician in Training Paper Competition. The competition fosters the development of physician scientists in the fields of oncology and trauma. We will hold a virtual competition on Thursday, November 4th from 3-6 PM.
The competition is open to all general surgery residents, surgical specialty residents, and fellows on topics specific to oncology and trauma, related to the mission of the Commission on Cancer and the Committee on Trauma. Medical students are not eligible. Any paper submitted may have been previously presented but not published as full paper in any peer-reviewed journal at the time of submission.
Deadline: Saturday, October 17th.
The abstracts should describe original research in any aspect of cancer or trauma care. The papers must be categorized as either: 1) basic laboratory research or 2) clinical research/investigation. The winner in each category will be selected for the national competition.