2018 ACEP Research Forum
October 1-3, 2018 – San Diego, CA
Abstract submission site and instructions will be available in early March 2018
Abstracts Deadline: May 31, 2018, 4:00 pm CST
Abstracts will be peer
reviewed for presentation at the 2018 Research Forum. Abstracts will be accepted that are judged scientifically
valid and that yield important information which will ultimately affect patient
care. Abstracts submitted or the resultant manuscripts must not appear in a
referenced journal before publication of the meeting abstracts in
the October 2018 electronic issue of Annals and must not have been presented at a
The Research Committee
will review abstracts blinded to authors. Notification letters will be
sent on or before July 9, 2018. We regret that we cannot give notification information
ALL ABSTRACTS WILL BE PRESENTED ELECTRONICALLY - NO PAPER
POSTER WILL BE ALLOWED!! The top 20 abstracts will be selected
for plenary presentation (8 minutes in length followed by a 2-minute
discussion) in plenary-type sessions. Other accepted abstracts will be in PowerPoint
format (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
An annual Excellence
in Research Award (Best Paper) will be presented to an investigator
based on the abstract, presentation, discussion, and subsequent of research manuscript.
An annual Best
Presentation by a Young Investigator Award will also be chosen.
Investigators at the assistant professor level or below with fewer than 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 student paper and best
Medical Student Paper Award will be given to a medical student who is
the primary investigator of an outstanding abstract presentation.
Resident Paper 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 2018 ACEP Research Forum.