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Nurse practitioners, physician assistants and other advanced practice providers are encouraged to submit their abstracts, along with neurosurgeons, residents and medical students.

Abstract Center Deadline: Monday, August 5, at 5 pm CST


Abstract Submission Guidelines and Resources


Award winners are selected for three oral abstract presentation awards as well as two top poster awards. See the Online Program for times of award announcements.

  • Kenneth Shulman Award: Best Overall Paper
  • Hydrocephalus Association Award: Best Paper on Hydrocephalus
  • American Academy of Pediatrics/Section on Neurosurgery Award: Best Paper with Findings Broadly Impacting and Improving the Health of Children by Influencing Pediatric Health Care Practice through the Generalization of Pediatric Neurosurgical Knowledge
  • Top Poster Awards: For Basic Science Research and for Clinical Research

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