Convenor: Mr Douglas Stupart FRACS
The Call for Abstracts
Novotel Geelong | 20, 21 October
ASM 2017 Flyer (459KB)
Friday 20 October - Professional Development Workshops
Victorian Audit of Surgical Mortality
12 noon - 4.30pm
Foundation Skills for Surgical Educators
9.00am - 5.00pm
If you would like to attend
this course, please register via the
online enrolment form.
Welcome Reception: Venue tbc
Saturday 21 October - Scientific Program
Plenary, symposia and discussions.. Oral paper presentations and
Vic ASM Dinner: G J Royal Lecture and
announcement of prizes and awards
The Call for
Opens: 19 April 2017 | Closes: 25 July 2017
The Vic ASM seeks to showcase the best of Victorian reseach with
a surgical interest. Abstracts are invited from Fellows, IMGs,
Surgical Trainees and Medical Students. All abstracts are
assessed by panel of surgeons, with the strongest being chosen for
oral and poster presentation. A panel of judges will assess
all presentations at the conference and Victorian and Tasmanian
prizes will be announced and awarded at the G J Royal Dinner and
Lecture to be held on the evening of Saturday 17 October.
Publication: Successful abstracts will be printed
in the final program and those presentated orally will be published
online in the ANZ Journal of Surgery.
Training recognition: General Surgery Australia
approve trainee abstracts for recognition for research
requirements. For other specialties, please check with directly
with your board.
New in 2017: Poster presenters will
have the opportunity to present a 2 min outline of their poster
during the program.
• Author/s - in order of contribution, presenter
• The title
• An Abstract of 250 words or less. This
must include: Intro/Aim, Method, Results,
• A 50 word presenter bio to facilitate the
• Personal details: address, mobile, institution
of presenter, year level of study (where applicable)
• Conflict of Interest Declaration
• Prize interest
Submission will be via a link that will be posted here in April,
Authors considering submitting an abstract are encouraged to
Vic ASM abstract guidelines.
The following prizes will be decided at the meeting
2017 D R Leslie Prize: Best clinical registrar
2017 R C Bennett Prize: Best laboratory based research
DCAS Scholarship: Best presentation appropriate to
2017 Medical Student Prize: Best presentation by a medical
2017 Best Poster Prize:
Poster judged best at the meeting.
Victorian Regional Office
t: +61 3 9249 1254