Call for Abstracts — MD-ACS 2024 Annual Meeting 

The Program Committee of the Maryland Chapter of the American College of Surgeons (MD-ACS) is accepting abstracts for consideration for the resident paper competitions being held during the 2024 MD-ACS Annual Meeting on March 23, 2024, in Baltimore.

The deadline for submissions is January 8, 2024, by 11:59 pm.


  • Two categories – General Surgery and Cancer.
  • All residents and research trainees enrolled in general surgery or surgical specialty residency training programs in Maryland.
  • Medical students enrolled in a medical school in Maryland – 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 March 23, 2024, if his/her abstract is accepted.


  • Submit the abstract using the online submission form by January 8, 2024, at 11:59 pm EST.
  • 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:
    • Category: General Surgery or Cancer
    • Abstracts: Background, Objective, Methods, Results and Conclusion
    • Case Reports: Introduction/Objective, Case Presentation, Discussion and Conclusion


  • The Best Paper award is open to all residents, medical students, and research trainees.
  • Cash prizes awarded.

Don’t miss this opportunity to share your work, participate in a great program, and network with other residents and practicing surgeons from across the state.