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Q: What is the Call for Abstracts for Scientific Sessions?

A:  The call for abstracts is the opportunity to submit your research findings to the AHA annual Scientific Sessions in November 2011.

Q: What are the benefits in submitting to AHA Scientific Sessions?
A:  American Heart Association’s Scientific Sessions 2011 is the right choice because research accepted for presentation brings these prestigious benefits:

  • Accepted abstracts are published in the #1 ranked cardiovascular journal, Circulation (Impact Factor 14.816 according to the 2009 Journal Citation Reports® (Thomson Reuters, 2010).
  • Potential media coverage (Media coverage of AHA Scientific Sessions has created over 4.77 billion impressions in the past).
  • Global leaders in cardiovascular research and practice will see your science, so you can network and discuss your work with them.
  • Early career awards and travel stipends are available for qualified healthcare professionals.

Q: What are the submission dates for Scientific Sessions CFA?
A:  Abstract Submission Dates:  April 13–June 1, 2011

Q: What is the fee for submission?
A:  The fee per abstract is $30.

Q: What are the Abstract Categories?
A:  View: Sessions Abstract Category List

Q: What are the Submission Guidelines?
A:  Sessions Abstract Submission Guidelines

Q: Will incomplete Abstracts be accepted?
A:  No. All abstracts must be completed before they can be processed. Incomplete abstracts will not be submitted for review (Extensions will not be granted).

Q: Are revisions allowed after submission?
A:  Yes, revisions are allowed but only until 5:00 p.m. CST, on Wednesday, June 1, 2011 (Extensions will not be granted). 

Q: When will notifications be sent of acceptance/non-acceptance to submitters?
A:  Notifications will be sent out on acceptance/non-acceptance in mid-August of 2011. 


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Posted by Elliott Antman on May 20, 2011 11:49 AM America/Chicago