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Manisha Bhaskar

American Academy of Orthotists & Prosthetists

43rd Academy Annual Meeting & Scientific Symposium March 1 – 4, 2017, Hyatt Regency Chicago

The Academy Clinical Content Committee is considering abstracts for inclusion in the 43rd Academy Annual Meeting & Scientific Symposium. Submit yours today and you could be part of the education program in Chicago.

Submission Deadline: August 1, 2016. Abstracts must be submitted online at

Thranhardt Lectures are chosen from the best of the Free Paper abstract submissions. Thranhardt Lectures present clinical findings, research, statistical analysis, results, and conclusions.

Free Papers offer solutions to common problems, discuss patient and practice management techniques and innovative uses of technology, or present current research findings.

Poster Presentations provide an overview of a clinically relevant subject, such as a case study, critical review of literature, or conclusions drawn from a new technique. Review the Poster Presentation Guidelines ( and submit yours today for the opportunity to be part of the outstanding education program in Chicago. The deadlines for poster presentation submissions are as follows.
Non-student: Sept. 30, 2016. Student: Dec. 1, 2016

All abstracts must adopt the introduction, materials and methods, results, discussion, and conclusion (IMRAD) format. It is not satisfactory to state that results will be presented or discussed. Each submission must include an abstract of no more than 800 words.

The Clinical Content Committee strives for a balance between orthotic and prosthetic sessions at the Annual Meeting. The submission of orthotic Free Paper abstracts is strongly encouraged to help ensure this balance.

Complete submission guidelines are available at All abstracts will be peer-reviewed by the Clinical Content Committee, which reserves the right to accept or reject abstracts for inclusion in the program.

Mark your calendar to join us for the  43rd Academy Annual Meeting & Scientific Symposium, at the Hyatt Regency Chicago, March 1 – 4, 2017.

Manisha S. Bhaskar
Director of Membership & Communications
American Academy of Orthotists & Prosthetists
1331 H Street, NW, Suite 501
Washington, DC 20005
PHONE (202) 380-3663
FAX (202) 380-3447


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