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Frequently Asked Questions

Topics: Abstract Submission | Dates and Travel

Abstract Submission

Is there a word count limit
There is a suggested combined 500-word limit for the abstract fields for all submissions.

I recently submitted an abstract, but would like to make an edit. How can I make revisions?
Please resubmit your abstract. We will use the latest version.

What is the recommended format for the ____ (Objectives, Methods, Results, Conclusions, Impact Statements) section of the abstract submission form?
Please view past meeting abstracts for examples.

Our study team is interested in submitting an abstract for the HSR&D/QUERI National Meeting. Is it acceptable to submit abstracts on research that has been previously presented?
Yes, it's fine to submit work that has already been presented.

Work that has already been published or accepted for publication IS NOT eligible for submission. Work that is “under review” but not yet accepted at the time of the submission deadline IS eligible for submission.

Can I include more than three authors in my workshop submission?
A maximum of three authors is allowed.

Is it possible that to submit an abstract after the July 11, 2022 deadline?


Dates and Travel

What if my abstract is accepted and then I can't attend due to COVID or other scheduling issues?
If you are unable to attend, you may identify a substitute presenter or remove your presentation from the meeting.

If I have multiple presentations accepted, can I identify different presenters for some of them?
You are expected to attend and present all submissions for which you are accepted. The only exception is if you are unable to attend (see question above).

Are travel funds provided for a lead presenter of an accepted abstract if the individual holds a WOC appointment and is not a VA employee at a center?
Yes, travel funds will be provided for any approved presenter, regardless of VA employment status.