2017 ACEP Research Forum
October 29-31, Washington, DC
Abstract Due May 26, 2017
View 2016 Research Forum Abstract Presentations
Abstract Review Process
Abstracts will be peer reviewed in a
blinded manner for presentation at the 2017 Research Forum. Abstracts that are
judged to be scientifically valid with important information that has potential
to directly impact patient care will be scored more favorably.
Notification letters will be emailed on or
before July 1, 2017. We regret that we cannot give notification by information by telephone.
All accepted abstracts will be presented
electronically in Power Point (or equivalent) format. The top 15 abstracts will
be presented during daily plenary sessions; all others will be given during
themed e-poster sessions.
Abstract Submission Requirements
Abstracts must meet the following submission
1. Abstracts should represent original research
that has not been published in manuscript or abstract form.* Case reports or
subject reviews are not considered original research.
2. Abstracts submission instructions will
be available on ACEP’s Web site beginning in March, 2017. Abstracts must be submitted electronically by 4:00pm Central Time,
Friday, May 26, 2017.
3. Abstracts must adhere to the Annals of
Emergency Medicine format with the following subheadings:title, study
results, and conclusion.
4. Abstracts are limited to 3000 characters
not including spaces. Accepted abstracts will be published as received; no copy
editing will be performed.
5. A small table or figure will be
accepted. Figures must be black and white with at least 300 dpi.
6. Authors should not be identified in any
way on the page containing the abstract.
ALL ABSTRACTS WILL BE PRESENTED ELECTRONICALLY - NO PAPER POSTER WILL BE ALLOWED!! The top 20 abstracts will be selected for oral presentation (8 minutes in length followed by a 2-minute discussion)in plenary-type sessions. Other accepted abstracts will be presented electronically (6 minutes in length followed by a 1-minute discussion) in topic specific small group sessions. All abstract presentations will be moderated by emergency medicine physicians with expertise in the selected content area.
To be considered for any of the awards listed, you must be the corresponding author for the abstract submission and the presenter of the abstract at the Research Forum.
The Emergency Medicine Foundation will present an award to the outstanding established researcher and a special award to an outstanding young investigator.
An annual Best Abstract Award will be presented to an investigator based on the abstract, presentation, discussion, and subsequent of research manuscript.
An annual Best Young Investigator Award will also be chosen. Investigators at the assistant professor or instructor level with first five years of faculty appointment may request that their abstracts be considered for review in the young investigator category.
The ACEP Research Committee will also present awards for best medical research award and best resident research award.
The Best Medical Student Research Award will be given to a medical student who is the primary investigator of an outstanding abstract presentation.
The Best Resident Research Award will be given to a resident who is the primary investigator of an outstanding abstract presentation.
All four awards will be presented at the 2016 ACEP Research Forum.
*Presentation at ACEP16 by EMF grant recipients does not constitute previous presentation at a national meeting
2016 Award Recipients
The following recipients were selected in 2016 and will receive their awards at ACEP17 in Washington, DC.
Excellence in Research Award (Best Paper)
Yonathan Freund, MD
Best Presentation by a Young Investigator Award
Nicholas Caputo, MD, MS
Best Resident Paper Award
Emily Utschig, DO
Best Medical StudentPaper Award
Tim Xu, MPH