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Call for abstracts

The abstract submission is closed.

For further inquiries, please email the ASM secretariat at asm@anzca.edu.au.

For full abstract submission guidelines, please click below.

ASM Prizes

Gilbert Brown Prize
The Gilbert Brown Prize is a prestigious prize awarded annually at the ASM. Eligibility for the prize is limited to Fellows of the College and the Faculty of Pain Medicine within eight years of admission to fellowship of ANZCA. In the case of Fellows who also a hold a specialist qualification from another college or equivalent, eligibility for the prize will be limited to Fellows who are within eight years of obtaining their original specialist qualification in anaesthesia or pain medicine.
The prize takes the form of a medal and will be accompanied by a grant of $A1000 for educational purposes. The Gilbert Brown Prize winner will also receive a certificate recognising the award. Please note only one abstract per author can be entered for consideration for this prize.

ANZCA Trainee Academic Prize
The ANZCA Trainee Academic Prize shall be awarded to the trainee or Fellow who is within one year of admission to fellowship and who is judged to have made the best contribution to the Trainee Academic Session held as part of the ASM. This session will only be open to trainees or Fellows to present material related to a scholar role activity (under the 2013 curriculum) or a formal project (under the 2004 curriculum) as defined in ANZCA Professional Document TE11. The prize will take the form of a medal and will be accompanied by a certificate recognising the achievement.

Faculty of Pain Medicine Dean’s Prize
The Faculty of Pain Medicine (FPM) Dean’s Prize is awarded for original work presented in the area of pain and judged to be a significant contribution to pain medicine and/or pain research. Eligibility is limited to trainees of the Faculty; trainees of the five participating professional bodies of the Faculty, or Fellows of FPM who are within eight years of admission to fellowship. Please note elected Fellows must be within eight years of admission to their original fellowship at the date of the meeting. The prize takes the form of a certificate and a grant of $A1000 for educational or research purposes. The prize will be awarded at the FPM Annual General Meeting held during the ASM.

FPM Best Free Paper Award
The Best Free Paper Award is for original work judged to be the best contribution to the FPM Free Papers session and is open to all ASM registrants. The prize takes the form of a certificate and a grant of $A500 for educational or research purposes. The prize will be awarded at the FPM Annual General Meeting held during the ASM.

ePoster Prizes

The organising committee of the 2017 ASM will select two posters to be awarded a prize under the following categories:

ASM 2017 Open ePoster Prize
The Open Poster Prize will be awarded to the author(s) of the poster judged to be the best of those submitted in terms of originality, scientific rigour and quality of presentation. The prize of $A500 is to be used for recognised educational purposes.

ASM 2017 ANZCA Trainee ePoster Prize
This prize of $A500 is to be used for a recognised educational purpose and will be awarded to the author(s) of a poster presented by a trainee of any anaesthetic college which the regional organising committee considers best of those submitted in terms of originality, scientific rigour and quality of presentation.

Please note: If requested, the trainee must produce a letter or a form of proof from their anaesthetic college confirming their enrolment.

Important note: The submitting author of an abstract will always receive email confirmation of receipt of the abstract into the submission site. If you do not receive an email confirmation within 24 hours it may mean the abstract has not been received. In this circumstance, please email the ANZCA ASM Secretariat at asm@anzca.edu.au to determine why an email confirmation has not been received.

ePosters

ePosters will be displayed on large screens in central locations at the 2017 ASM to enable interactive browsing by all delegates. Selected authors will be invited to present their work as a short slide presentation at the moderated ePoster sessions.

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