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Important Date

  • Monday April 25, 2022 11:59PM – Deadline for Abstract and Case Vignette Submissions. 



The Northern California Society for Clinical Gastroenterology (NCSCG) invites the submission of abstracts and case vignettes describing clinical, basic science, and/or psychosocial research in the fields of endoscopy, gastroenterology, gastrointestinal surgery and hepatology.  Our goal is to promote research among trainees in the field, stimulate collaboration and foster the development of ideas for future studies. 


Authors may submit abstracts and case vignettes of completed work, work in progress, quality improvement research or work presented elsewhere within the past 12 months.  All abstracts and cases will be peer reviewed, and all that meet the specifications below will be selected for an electronic poster presentation.  

Those chosen will have the chance to share their findings, receive recognition through through their  research and meet other professionals in the field.

The top scoring abstract and case vignette will each receive a cash prize.


Travel Support:

In order to promote fellow attendance, the NCSCG is able to provide one complimentary night, Saturday June 4, 2022 at a hotel in Monterey to attend and present at the GI Symposium.

There is a limited availability of rooms and applicants will be chosen based on the grading of their submissions.

To qualify you need to ensure that your institute does not have a CME budget for you to attend the NCSCG GI Symposium.

Applying to receive the accommodation support and qualifying does not guarantee that you will be selected as there are is a very limited number of rooms we can offer.


Who Should Submit?

  • Postgraduate trainees at all levels – including residents, fellows and advanced fellows  are invited to submit abstracts and case vignettes.  We also welcome submissions from faculty members and practicing physicians.

  • Advanced Practice Providers


Registration is for students, residents, fellows and Advanced Practice Providers. Meeting registration is encouraged at the time of submission.



The deadline for receipt of abstracts and case vignettes is 11:59 PM PT on April 25, 2022.  All submitting authors will receive confirmation of their abstract submission via email.


Abstract Formatting Instructions

All abstracts should be formatted the following way:


  • One page

  • Typed in 12-point Times New Roman font

  • Single-spaced with one-inch margins, and left justified. 

  • Organize the abstract into Background, Methods, Results, and Conclusions. 

  • Define all abbreviations. 

  • Include the abstract title, full names and institutional affiliations of all authors, and email address of the corresponding author at the top of the abstract.  Underline the name of the presenting author.  

  • Abstracts must not contain copyrighted material unless permission has been obtained by the author. 

  • Indicate at the bottom of the page if the abstract has been presented elsewhere and at what meeting. 

Case Vignette Formatting Instructions

All case vignettes should be formatted the following way:

  • Introduction

  • Case description

  • Discussion


Please take note, submitted abstracts not meeting the above specifications will be returned.


Notification of Abstract and Case Vignette Status

Notification of acceptance for poster presentation will be acknowledged via email by the first week of May 2022. Notices and instructions will be sent to the email address provided at the time of abstract submission. ​