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2024 Joint Annual Meeting Meeting

South and North Carolina ACS Chapters

August 23-25, 2024

Wild Dunes Resort
Isle of Palms, SC

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The Call for Abstracts for the NC/SC Joint 2024 ACS Chapters Meeting is now open. Submissions for General Surgery, Cancer, and Trauma should be submitted online by midnight May 8, 2024. 


  • All residents and research trainees enrolled in general surgery or surgical specialty residency training or fellows-in-training programs in North and South Carolina.
  • Medical students enrolled in a medical school in North or South Carolina – with an interest in surgery.
  • The entry should represent the original work done by the authors. 
  • Submission of an abstract constitutes a commitment by the submitting author to be present on August 23-25, 2024 in Isle of Palms, SC if his/her abstract is accepted.


  • Submit the abstract using the online submission form by May 8, 2024 at 11:59 pm ET.
  • Online submissions only.
  • Upload graphs or charts as directed on the abstract submission form.
  • When you enter your abstract, you will be asked to complete these sections: 

Abstracts: Background, Objective, Methods, Results, and Conclusion

Case Reports: Introduction/Objective, Case Presentation, Discussion and Conclusion


  • Trauma – Only submissions directly related to trauma surgery will be considered.  Submissions related to acute care surgery and/or emergency general surgery should be submitted in the General/Specialty Surgery Competition. Only resident and fellows-in-training submissions are eligible to advance to the COT Region IV competition. Deadline is May 8, 2024.
  • Cancer – The topic must be specific to oncology. Deadline is May 8, 2024.
  • General/Specialty Surgery – The topics have been expanded to include general and specialty surgery. Deadline is May 8, 2024.


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