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Georgia Society of the American College of Surgeons 2019 Annual Meeting

Day of Trauma and Obesity Day

August 16 - 18, 2019

King and Prince Resort - St. Simons Island, GA


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  • All residents and research trainees enrolled in general surgery or surgical specialty residency training or fellows-in-training programs in Georgia.
  • Medical students enrolled in a medical school in Georgia – with an interest in surgery.
  • The entry should represent original work done by the authors. 
  • Submission of an abstract constitutes a commitment by the submitting author to be present on August 16 - 18, 2019 in St. Simons Island, GA if his/her abstract is accepted.


  • Submit abstract using the online submission form by June 17, 2019 at 11:59pm ET
  • Online submissions only.
  • Upload graph 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. 
  • General/Specialty Surgery – The topics have been expanded to include general and specialty surgery. 













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