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Deadline to submit your poster abstracts
Friday, December 01, 2023, 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM EST
Category: Annual Scientific Meeting Deadlines


Deadline for abstract submissions: December 1, 2023
Note: poster sessions will be IN PERSON only


Poster Abstract Submission Guidelines

  • Length of abstract: 250 words max

  • Abstracts must be submitted using the designated link (see below)

  • Each abstract submitted must have a unique corresponding/presenting author

  • The first author will be the main contact for the submission.

  • Abstracts will be published in the Journal of Pain. 

  • Members and non-members are eligible to submit abstracts. 

  • Abstracts of unpublished work will be accepted if the abstract is not currently in Press (i.e., at the time of abstract submission) 

  • Trainees, students and postdoctoral fellows, are eligible to have their abstract reviewed for poster awards. Please indicate on the submission form if you would like to be considered. 

Formatting: (See below for example)

  1. Only the first author's affiliations should be included at the end of the author list due to space limitations for publication in the Journal of Pain. 

  2. Double check the spelling of all author names and make sure all authors’ are included. 

  3. Present complete name of first author’s affiliation. National Institutes of Health vs. NIH

  4. The abstract should be written all in one fluid paragraph without subheadings or indentations. 

  5. No figures or tables are permitted. 

  6. Capitalize each word in the title, abbreviations are not permitted. 

  7. If possible, please avoid using special characters in the text. (mean age§SD=39.43§12.58)

  1. Do not include numbered references/bibliography. Authors who wish to cite specific research may do so parenthetically such as, (Palermo, 2019).

  2. Funded sources may be included at the end of the abstract. Example –  Funding: RO1AGO4891.

NOTE: You'll need to insert the text of the abstract in the submission portal as well as upload a Word document of your abstract. 

Please organize the body of the abstract as follows:

  • 1. A statement of the purpose of the study. 
  • 2. An outline of the methods used. 
  • 3. A summary of the results presented in sufficient detail to support the conclusions. 
  • 4. A statement of the conclusions reached. It is not satisfactory to state that “the results will be discussed.”

NOTE: Abstracts submitted that DO NOT FOLLOW these formatting guidelines will be rejected and sent back to the main contact.

The submission portal will be available in October. 

Click here to download poster abstract instructions.