How to Write a Research Abstract for a Meeting
Many academic physicians and scientists perform research and presenting research at conferences is an excellent opportunity to share interesting, and potentially practice changing, results. In order to have the opportunity to present your research, it is imperative to write an excellent abstract as this is the only document reviewed by experts in your field. Here we present the critical components of a high-quality abstract with the goal of helping the audience write excellent abstracts that will be favorably reviewed.
This activity is available from January 12, 2023, through 11:59 p.m. Eastern time on January 11, 2024.
This activity was originally recorded at ASTRO's 2022 Annual Meeting on October 22, 2022.
This program is designed to meet the interest of medical oncologists, radiation oncologists, surgeons, physicists, pathologists, basic scientists, and trainees.
Upon completion of this activity, participants should be able to:
- Know the essential components of a high-quality abstract
- Present the results of their research in abstract form in a clear and concise manner
- Increase the acceptance rate of their abstracts submitted to conferences
Speakers (in alphabetical order by last name):
Pippa Cosper, MD, PhD, Department of Human Oncology, University of Wisconsin
- Received research grants from ASCO, NIH, RSNA
Nicholas G Zaorsky, MD, MS, Department of Radiation Oncology, University Hospitals Seidman Cancer Center, Case Western Reserve School of Medicine
- Received research grants from ACS, NIH, and a one-time payment from Springer Nature
- Consultant for the American College of Radiation Oncology
The persons above served as the developers of this activity. Additionally, the Education Committee had control over the content of this activity.
The American Society for Radiation Oncology (ASTRO) is accredited by the Accreditation Council of Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing education to physicians.
ASTRO is awarded Deemed Status by the American Board of Radiology to provide SA-CME as part of Part II Maintence of Certification.
- 0.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™The American Society for Radiation Oncology (ASTRO) is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education for physicians. ASTRO designates this Enduring material for a maximum of 0.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
- 0.50 Certificate of AttendanceThis activity was designated for 0.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™.
The course and its materials will only be available on the ASTRO website until January 11, 2024 regardless of purchase date. At the expiration of the qualification, participants will no longer have access to the course or its materials. ASTRO reserves the right to remove a course before the end of its qualification period.
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