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Abstract Submission

Submission Deadline August 30th 11:59 PM GMT

We are excited to announce that the Association of Academic Global Surgery (AAGS) Fall Assembly will include a Scientific Session featuring Oral Presentations beginning this year!


We invite you to submit research abstracts to share and discuss your work, and gain feedback from a global audience of experts and peers in the field. The format for the session will be oral presentations (with virtual and in-person options) to maximize accessibility and interaction across our geographically diverse membership. 


For enquiries related to the abstract submission, please email us:



We are delighted to consider abstract submissions from the following categories within Academic Global Surgery:

  • Anesthesiology

  • Obstetrics & Gynecology

  • Surgery

  • Trauma

  • Disaster and Conflict

  • Epidemiology/Public Health

  • Education

  • Health Policy

  • Advocacy

  • Equity in Global Surgery

  • Health Economics


When submitting your abstract, please provide the following:

  • Abstract title

  • Presenter, degree/designation, affiliated institution/organization

  • Co-author(s) (if applicable), including degree/designation and affiliated institution. A maximum of 10 co-authors are allowed.

  • Abstract (Max. 250 words)

  • Research Track (see above) that defines your abstract best



  • A maximum of two abstracts per author are allowed

  • All abstracts must be submitted in English.

  • Abstracts should be no longer than 250 words (title and references not included in word limit). 

  • Only 1 Figure OR 1 Table per abstract is permitted

  • Please ensure your email address is correct as you will be notified via email if your submission has been accepted.

  • You will be notified of the status of your abstract by September 15th


All submissions will be evaluated based on:

  • Relevance to global surgery

  • Scientific Rigor

  • Impact

  • Originality

  • Equity

Note: As part of our commitment to equity we pay close attention to authorship roles and presence of LMIC partners in submitted abstracts


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