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DDW® 2020 Abstract Submission is Now Open

The abstract submission site for Digestive Disease Week® (DDW) 2020 is now open. DDW is the premier venue for sharing research in digestive disease. This year, blow GI professionals and leaders in the field away with your novel research in the Windy City. Mark your calendar with the important abstract submission dates below and continue to check DDW News for guidance on submitting your research, including advice from reviewers and previous submitters. In addition, you can visit the DDW website to read the Abstract Submission Guidelines.

Important Dates

  • Dec. 1, 2019 at 9 p.m. EST: Abstract submission site closes. No abstract edits, author additions or changes to author information will be accepted after this deadline. Please note, this is the Sunday following the U.S. Thanksgiving holiday.
  • Dec. 13, 2019, at 3 p.m. EST: Co-author disclosures due
  • Feb. 11, 2020: Presenting authors will receive acceptance notifications via email.

Additionally, accepted abstracts will be published in an online supplement to GIE: Gastrointestinal Endoscopy or Gastroenterology, two top journals in the field.

By submitting an abstract, you can get feedback from peers and help promote basic, clinical and translational research on a global scale. After your abstract is submitted, share the good news on social media with this social graphic. In the meantime, watch DDW 2019 attendee Gerald Fletcher, MD, share more of the benefits of presenting research at DDW.

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Submit Your Case Report

Calling all medical students, residents and fellows! Submit your most unique and thought-provoking case report for consideration for a new session, Stump the Professors, at DDW 2020. If selected, presenters will have the opportunity to stump society experts with challenging case presentations in the Knowledge Hub. Deadline for submission is also Dec. 1. In the abstract submission site, select the new DDW Case Report role and follow the submission steps to enter your case details. Medical students, residents and fellows are welcome to submit case reports. Submissions from individuals not currently participating in a training program as of the Dec. 1 deadline will not be reviewed for presentation.

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