2023 Southern Medical Association Virtual Competition

July 1, 2023

The Southern Medical Association (SMA) is currently accepting abstracts for the inaugural virtual abstract competition that is set to take place August 8-10, 2023.  This competition will allow medical students, residents, and fellows from across the country the chance to present their projects at the Association's annual conference. 

The top ten oral presentations as well as top ten poster presentations from the virtual event will advance and present in person at the Southern Medical Association's Annual Scientific Assembly in October at the Grandover Resort and Spa in Greensboro, NC for the opportunity to win cash prizes:

Oral Presentation Prizes:

  • First Place* - $5,000
  • Second Place - $3,000
  • Third Place - $1,000

*First place winner's program also receives a $1,000 sponsorship

Poster Presentation Prizes:

  • First Place - $1,000
  • Second Place - $800
  • Third Place - $600

Important Dates:

  • June 30th, 2023 - Deadline to Submit Abstracts for the Virtual Abstract Competition
  • July 14th, 2023 - Deadline to Submit Accepted Presentation
  • August 8th-10th, 2023 - Virtual Abstract Competition
  • August 11th, 2023 - Announcement of Virtual Abstract Competition Winners

Medical students, residents, and fellows who are interested in learning more and submitting an abstract can visit the link below:

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