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2016 Annual Spring Meeting
Indianapolis, Indiana
April 28-30, 2016

Meeting Director - William McNiece, M.D. Associate Professor of Anesthesia,
       Indiana University School of Medicine, 317-341-1809
Abstracts Editor - Stephen Dierdorf, M.D. Professor of Clinical Anesthesia,
       Medical University of South Carolina 317-473-0785

The 2016 Anesthesia History Association Annual Meeting will be held in Indianapolis, Indiana on April 28, 29 and 30, 2016. The meeting invites abstracts that relate in some manner to historical aspects of anesthesia and anesthesiology including critical care and pain management. Abstracts that are accepted will be presented at the meeting as twenty-minute podium presentations. Copies will be distributed to meeting registrants, posted on the AHA website and published in the Journal of Anesthesia History. All are welcome and encouraged to submit abstracts.

Abstracts should be composed in Microsoft Word and submitted as an electronic file that fits on a single page with one-inch margins when printed. All text should be in Times New Roman as is this document. The abstract should be constructed with the title centered at the top of the page in 18 point bold followed by author information aligned at the left margin in 12 point bold including author name, degree, contact information and institutional affiliation. The body of the abstract should be in 12 point regular. Content should be structured to aid the reader in understanding the abstract material. This might include sections such as background, aim, resources, methodology, results, conclusions and references. Images, tables and graphs may be included but must be in black and white and fit within the page margins. References should be at the end of the abstract in 10 point regular.

Abstracts should be submitted electronically through the Journal of Anesthesia History website ( Select the Submit Abstract button on the left of the home page which will redirect to the proper EVISE site. The submission must include:
  • A Microsoft Word file containing the abstract content. The file name should include the first author's last name, followed by first name, followed by brief descriptor. For example, "McNiece William Guedel in Indianapolis.docx"
  • A completed Saint Francis Hospital and Medical Center Continuing Medical Education Disclosure of Commercial Support Form. This form can be accessed at Disclosure of Commercial Support
  • An abbreviated curriculum vitae (a single page that includes identification, degrees and institution, and academic affiliation is sufficient)
Note that the EVISE website will include of an additional conflict of interest attestation.

The abstract deadline is April 10, 2016 at 11:50 p.m. EST. Abstracts will be reviewed for acceptance on a rolling basis. Individuals submitting abstracts will be notified of the decision on abstract acceptance soon after the decision is made.

All questions should be addressed to the Abstracts Editor.

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