Online Abstract Submission

All individuals are invited to submit abstracts for the MAOA 2023 Annual Meeting.
The deadline for abstract submission is Monday, July 4, 2022 

40th MAOA Annual Meeting 
April 19 - 23, 2023
Hilton Sandestin Beach Golf Resort | Miramar Beach, FL


INCOMPLETE submissions will NOT be saved by the system. You will need the following items available prior to completing the abstract submission:

    (abstract title and abstract text ONLY; 400 words or less; tables and figure captions count toward the 400 maximum word count).
  2. Co-author information and email addresses for senior co-authors
  3. Medical Students & Residents - Name of the senior author attending MAOA 2023 Annual Meeting to support your presentation

  • Limit of 6 abstracts summited per individual. You are allowed one podium presentation and up to four poster presentations; please consider this when submitting abstracts.  If more than one of your abstracts is accepted for presentation from the podium, you will need to name a co-author to present the additional talk(s). 
  • All speakers are required to pay the meeting registration fee and are responsible for their expenses in attending the annual meeting.  Please discuss this with your program chair before submitting your abstract.
  • Computer presentation will be available for all speakers.  Your talk should be in PowerPoint format.
  • PHYSICIAN IN TRAINING AWARDS: Four prizes of $1,000 each will be awarded to four fellows, residents, or medical students who are judged to have the top-rated paper on the program. The recipient must be the first author on the paper, and the investigation and manuscript completion must occur at a medical facility within the MAOA 20-state area. Papers are rated on content, timeliness, the hypothesis, material and methods, and results.  The two top Award Winners will have an opportunity to present their papers at the AAOS 2024 Annual Meeting.  MAOA will contact those eligible to submit a manuscript for consideration of one of these awards.
  • The Program Committee will meet in September.  The author denoted as presenter will be notified on October 3, 2022 whether their abstract has been selected for a presentation.  Confirmation of your presentation at the MAOA 2023 Annual Meeting will be due November 1, 2022.
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