Abstracts successfully submitted for consideration for presentation
at Digestive Disease Week® (DDW) are peer-reviewed and ranked on the
basis of scientific merit by experts in the category selected. All
abstracts are blinded during the review and scoring processes.
Sponsoring society program committees use abstract scores and rankings
to develop the final meeting program and select abstracts for oral,
poster, or video presentation at DDW.
In the previous year, abstracts were submitted by authors from the U.S.
and over 60 other countries. Approximately 70 percent of the submitted
abstracts were accepted for presentation.
Abstracts containing basic, clinical, or translational research findings
in the fields of gastroenterology, hepatology, endoscopy or
gastrointestinal surgery may be submitted for review by one of the four
Authors do not have to be a member of one of the four sponsoring societies to submit an abstract.
Mark your calendar for these important dates related to DDW 2018 abstract submission:
- Oct. 19, 2017, at 9 a.m. ET: Abstract submission site opens.
- Dec. 1, 2017, at 9 p.m. ET: Abstract submission site closes. No abstract edits, author additions or changes to author information will be accepted after this deadline.
- Dec. 15, 2017, at 3 p.m. ET: Co-author disclosures due.
There is a $60 fee per abstract submitted. This is payable by Visa®, MasterCard® or American Express.® Abstracts must be accompanied by disclosure statements from all authors and co-authors. Violations carry severe penalties.