• The deadline for submission of abstracts on Monday, January 4, 2021 is 5:00 PM CST
  • Abstract acceptance letters will be sent to submitters Wednesday, February 3, 2021
  • Character count is 2050 characters not including spaces (about 300-325 words) and DOES NOT include the words, “Background, Methods, Results, Conclusion”,
  • Please note that no tables or figures will be allowed in the 2021 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).

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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