Submissions Now Closed.

  • The deadline for submission of abstracts on Thursday, January 2, 2020 is 5:00 PM CST
  • Abstract acceptance letters will be sent to submitters Thursday, January 31, 2020
  • Character count, INCLUDES the words, “Background, Methods, Results, Conclusion”, is 2050 characters not including spaces (about 300-325 words)
  • Please note that no tables or figures will be allowed in the 2020 abstract submission process
  • Address questions to the SAEM Education Department, education@saem.org

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Disclosure for Abstracts

Pursuant to the requirement of a Continuing Medical Education meeting, financial relationships or other relevant conflicts of interest for all authors must be disclosed. Read our standardized disclosure before submitting your presentation(s).

SAEM20 Abstract Reviewers

On behalf of the Abstract Subcommittee of the SAEM20 Program Committee, we would like to invite you to serve as an abstract reviewer for SAEM20, to be held May 12-14, 2020 in Denver, CO.

Your commitment will involve reviewing up to 75 total abstracts between January 6 and January 21, 2020.   All scores will be submitted using our online scoring system. 

Thank you for your willingness to serve and considering a commitment to the advancement of academic Emergency Medicine through research. We very much look forward to working with you.

Applications now closed.

Abstract Webinar

Are you planning to submit an abstract for SAEM20? Do you want to improve your research to increase the impact of your work and strengthen the possibility of having it accepted for plenary presentation? Presented by Daren Beam, MD, and Nick Mohr, MD, SAEM Program Committee Scientific Subcommittee chairs, the webinar includes a discussion and Q&A on how to prepare a successful abstract submission.

Abstract Categories 

AEM Consensus Conference - WellnessObstetrics/Gynecology
Anesthesia/Analgesia Palliative
Cardiovascular - Basic Science Patient Safety and Quality
Cardiovascular - Clinical Research Pediatrics – Infectious Diseases
Clinical Decision Guidelines 
Clinical Operations
Professional Development
Critical Care/Resuscitation Psychiatry
Diagnostic Technologies/Radiology 
Disaster Medicine
Research Design/Methodology/Statistics 
Disease/Injury Prevention 
Sex and Gender
Electrocardiogram (ECG or EKG)
Social Emergency Medicine
Emergency Medical Services (EMS) 
Social Media 
Sports Medicine
Geriatrics Toxicology/Environmental
Health Policy and Health Services Research 
Infectious Diseases
Information Technology
Wilderness Medicine
International Emergency Medicine