MAR 16, 2017
How to Submit a Winning AAO 2017 Abstract
Share your expertise at AAO 2017 – Where all of ophthalmology meets®. Present new techniques and original research to your colleagues through a paper/poster or video. Follow these four tips to submit a great paper/poster or video abstract for AAO 2017 in New Orleans. The abstract submitter closes April 11.
4 Tips for a Great AAO 2017 Paper/Poster or Video Abstract
- Think new. The selection committee gives greater priority to novel work. Be sure to emphasize descriptions of new or non-standard techniques used.
- Show us the data. When you write your abstract, be very specific. The following are frequently forgotten in paper/poster abstracts: sample size, significance, study duration and follow-up. The selection committee looks closely at numbers and whether there is enough statistical power to draw valid conclusions.
- Follow the instructions. The committee ranks abstracts partly based on organization. Following all abstract guidelines outlined on the Academy website gives yours the best chance during the selection process.
- Proofread. The committee grades concise and clear abstracts more highly than long or disorganized ones. You have a limited number of words, so make every word count. Misspellings and typographical errors reflect poorly on your research.
Learn more about how to submit an abstract.