CALL FOR PROPOSALS:
|Abstracts are now being accepted for the following presentation types:
Poster & Podium Sessions are both submitted using the “Poster/Podium” submission form online. Within the form, you may elect to submit for Poster-Only, Poster/Podium, or Podium-Only.
*Decisions on symposia presentations will be announced the week of October 23, 2020 allowing those not selected for a symposium to resubmit their abstract as a poster/podium session. Poster/Podium Session decisions will be announced early December
Across all objectives, priority areas include research, practice, training, and advocacy endeavors that support equity in psychosocial oncology as related to age, race, ethnicity, religion, culture, language, disability, socioeconomic status, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression.
|Define research, practice and training priorities for the field of psychosocial oncology that reflect emerging trends and advancements in cancer care, with a special interest in implementation science efforts to enhance reach and impact.|
|Demonstrate how psychosocial oncology researchers, practitioners, advocates, and policy makers leverage principles of innovation and its associated tools to advance the field – including (but not limited to) technology, data-driven metrics, emerging care delivery models, multi-disciplinary training programs.|
|Present evidence of the impact of psychosocial oncology to overall cancer care using metrics that may include cost-effectiveness, medical outcomes, patient and community satisfaction, provider satisfaction, and training outcomes.|
|Describe innovative models of psychosocial oncology care delivery that promote integration and adoption of scientific, evidence-based findings into clinical practice, training programs, and policy.|
CLICK HERE to download a printable instruction sheet (PDF). Please read carefully before submitting.
Submission Requirements for Symposium and Podium Presentations:
Word Limit for all Submission Types:
The Background/Purpose, Methods, Results, Conclusions sections combined must be 300 words or fewer. Acknowledgement of funding and learning objectives are not counted in the word limit. Implications are excluded from the word count.
Symposium Submission Guidelines:
The symposium chair/convener must submit symposium title, overall symposia description, and each presenter’s contact information using the online submission system. CLICK HERE to view an example of an overall symposia description. The system will contact the proposed speakers to submit individual abstracts online, linking the speaker abstracts to the symposium title. For more information, see the INSTRUCTION SHEET. Symposium abstracts will be reviewed as a group and will be accepted or rejected as a group. If your symposium is not accepted, you may resubmit your abstract as a poster or podium presentation. The symposium chair is responsible for communicating conference information to individual speakers. It is preferred that symposium speakers do not represent the same institution. Symposium abstracts that address the conference theme and objectives will be preferred.
PLEASE DOWNLOAD AND READ ABSTRACT GUIDELINES BEFORE SUBMITTING!