Call for Abstracts

Present Your Research at ACG 2015
Call for Abstracts Now Open

ACG is now accepting abstracts for the 2015 Annual Scientific Meeting. The College invites abstracts from all member and non-member physicians, including gastroenterologists, internists, surgeons, hepatologists, radiologists, pediatricians, and GI fellows.

To go directly to the online submission form, click here.
For complete information on Call for Abstracts policies and procedures, view the Call for Abstracts brochure.

Categories of Abstracts

Esophagus Outcomes Research
Stomach IBD
Biliary/Pancreas Functional Bowel Disease
Small Intestine/Unclassified Endoscopy
Liver Pediatrics
Colon Colorectal Cancer Prevention
Clinical Vignettes/Case Reports Endoscopy Video Forum

Online Submission

All abstracts must be submitted online — no abstracts will be accepted by mail, fax, e-mail or overnight service. You will find our online submission form and detailed instructions at Notification of abstract acceptance as an oral or poster presentation will be sent via e-mail to the primary or presenting author during July 2015.

The deadline for submission of all abstracts is Monday, June 8, 2015, at 11:59 pm Eastern Time.
This deadline will be strictly enforced and no exceptions will be made

No submissions, modifications, corrections or addition/deletion of authors will be accepted after June 8 so please proofread your abstract carefully prior to submission! Remember that your abstract will appear in a special supplement to the October 2015 issue of The American Journal of Gastroenterology exactly as submitted.

The 3rd Annual Endoscopy Video Forum

Share your unique case or case series with colleagues by submitting it for presentation at the video symposium for ACG 2015, the 3rd Annual Endoscopy Video Forum. Exceptional video submissions will be featured during this special video symposium session at ACG 2015 in Honolulu. All submitted videos will be considered for oral presentation during this special video symposium. Those not accepted for video presentation during the symposium will be considered for poster presentation.

This 75-minute session will focus on endoscopy techniques, challenging or unique cases, and cases in the area of GI endoscopy. Submissions can be a case or a case series and should be no longer than 5 minutes in length. Authors of accepted videos will present their video live and will have up to 2 minutes to answer questions from the Moderators and the audience. During the session, the audience, along with the Moderators, will vote to select the best video of ACG 2015.

For complete details see the Call for Abstracts brochure.


Abstract awards are offered in a variety of areas for outstanding abstract submissions. More information will be available soon.

Poster Awards

The ACG Educational Affairs Committee will identify the most highly ranked abstracts selected for the poster sessions in each category and acknowledge their achievement with the ACG Presidential Poster Award. These recipients will receive a special commendation on their poster in the Poster Hall, a certificate of achievement, and recognition in the meeting program book. All abstracts accepted in the ACG Poster Sessions will be considered for this award. Authors may submit their most recent research work or clinical vignette in the form of an abstract for consideration as part of the Free Paper and Poster Sessions during the Annual Meeting.