Research Involving Human or Animal Subjects

If, in the conduct of these studies, human or animal subjects were exposed to risks not required by their medical needs, all presenters must affirm that their study was approved by an appropriate committee, or, if no such committee was available and informed consent was needed, it was obtained in accordance with the principles set forth in “The Institutional Guide to DHEW Policy on Protection of Human Subjects” and the “Guide for the Care and Use of Laboratory Animals”, published by the NIH.

Symposium participants should be aware of the research policies of the institution to which they are affiliated. These include:

Research education requirements:

Research policies surrounding the use of animals:

Research policies surrounding the use of human subjects:

If you are presenting a clinical research or case study, particular attention should be paid to federal HIPAA regulations (ensuring the right to patient privacy) and the section at the bottom entitled “Carle information management.” If you are a resident, your residency director will provide further guidance.

The abstract submission period is between January 18 and February 22, 2021.

CME Credit

Physicians will receive 1 CME credit for each keynote address they attend.