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CALL FOR PAPERS
18th National Conference of the Society of Civil War Surgeons, Inc.
March 25-27 or April 1-3, 2011 – Richmond/Petersburg, Virginia

Any person interested in presenting a paper at this conference is invited to submit an abstract to the Dr. John T. Moss; 2580 Strasburg Road; Coatesville, PA 19320. You may also e-mail your abstract to BVVH@verizon.net Please submit tentative title as soon as possible and abstracts NLT October 1, 2010.
Any subject relating to the medical or surgical aspects of the American Civil War era [1840-1880], treatment of the sick and wounded, or relating to any of the medical personalities of the era is suitable for presentation. We would also be interested in papers that would compare medicine in the Civil War with that of the Mexican War, Indian Wars or modern day treatment. Presentations, if selected, shall be limited to 45 minutes, followed by a 5 minute question and answer period. Abstracts must be typed, single-spaced and not to exceed two typewritten pages in length. Abstracts should embody not merely a statement of a research question, but findings and conclusions sufficient to allow assessment by a selection committee. Speakers selected to present will be encouraged to submit, at the time of presentation, a manuscript of their presentation for possible publication in the Society’s quarterly publication, The Journal of Civil War Medicine, after a peer review. Those using PowerPoint© will be asked to submit a handout of their presentation with three (3) slides per page. Speakers not using Power Point © are asked to submit an outline/note taking guide. These will be made part of the conference packet. These are to be submitted no later than January 1, 2011.
The following author biographical information is required: Name, title (occupation), preferred mailing address, work and home telephone numbers, fax number (if applicable), e-mail address (if applicable), present institutional affiliation (if applicable), and academic degrees (if applicable). Abstracts must be received by 1 October 2010. We will need to know if you require any audio/visual equipment as part of your presentation (we can supply laptop, PowerPoint© and/or slide projector). We digitally record presentations to make them available to our members at a reasonable cost. If you are selected for presentation, a release form will be sent. Speakers will receive a complimentary copy of their presentation on CD-ROM.

Submission of an abstract does not guarantee presentation at the convention.


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