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Abbott Society


Dear Faculty, Residents, Fellows and Alumni:

The 37 Annual Verne T. Inman Lectureship and the 61st Annual LeRoy C. Abbott Scientific Program is scheduled for May 12 & 13, 2016 at the Mission Bay Conference Center in San Francisco.

The 2016 LeRoy C. Abbott Visiting Professor will be Dr. Steven MacDonald  and the 2016 Verne T. Inman Lecturer will be Dr. Michelle James.

We are seeking short (six minute) scientific papers of research or clinical interest for presentation.  If you would like your work to be considered for presentation, please submit a 200-word abstract (without illustrations or citations) by  Monday, November 2, 2015.  The Program Committee will review the abstracts for appropriateness, clarity, and applicability to the program objectives.  Accepted abstracts will be printed in the program.  You may submit as many abstracts as you wish, however, no more than two abstracts from any individual will be selected.

Please submit two copies of the abstract in MS Word format, one including the author(s) name(s) and address(es) and one “blind” (without information). All graduating residents must submit an abstract to meet graduation requirements. You may send these documents in an e-mail to Nicola Sequeira at

In addition, please complete and submit your disclosure forms online: Please click here to complete your disclosure form

If you have any questions regarding your submission, please email or contact me at (415) 476-6043. The success of the meeting is dependent on the continued high quality of the presentations.  We encourage all of you to contribute.  Thank you.