Call for Abstracts

Online Abstract Submission

Before submitting, please read the information below carefully, and review the abstract writing tips and samples of accepted abstracts.

We are also accepting proposals for workshops to be offered at the conference. For more information and online submission, go to the Call for Workshops.

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Injury Free Coalition for Kids® is accepting abstracts for Forging New Frontiers, the Coalition's Annual Conference, to be held at the Embassy Suites Hotel in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, December 6-8, 2024.

All abstracts on the topics of intentional and unintentional injury prevention will be considered for podium or poster presentation. For original research and program evaluation, only abstracts with complete data will be considered for review. The Scientific Publications Committee may invite selected abstracts to be submitted as a full manuscript for publication in a supplemental edition of Injury Epidemiology.

The Scientific Publications and Awards Committee will present awards at the Conference for the best original research abstract, best program evaluation abstract, best abstract presentation, and best presentation by a trainee first author.

Three types of Abstracts will be accepted:


Submitted abstracts should be no more than 500 words total, including title and authors. The abstract body should include the following sections:

NEW! The review committee has prepared a document providing abstract writing tips and samples of accepted abstracts from prior years. Please be sure to read this document before writing your abstract.


Failure to follow abstract instructions may be cause for rejection. Abstracts will be acknowledged electronically within 48 hours. If you do not receive acknowledgement, then your abstract has not been received.

Disclosure Policy

The University of Alabama School of Medicine requires full disclosure of relevant financial relationships to ensure that all CME activities it sponsors are free of commercial influence and bias, all research reported is scientifically valid, all information is accurate and all recommendations are made with the interest of the public placed above any individual interests. The Division of CME requires that anyone who is in a position to influence or control the content of CME activity disclose relevant financial relationships with commercial interests so that any conflict of interest can be identified and resolved prior to the start of the CME activity.

Equal Opportunity

UAB is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer committed to fostering a diverse, equitable and family�friendly environment in which all faculty and staff can excel and achieve work/life balance irrespective of ethnicity, gender, faith, gender identity and expression as well as sexual orientation. UAB also encourages applications from individuals with disabilities and veterans.