1 January 2021 to 31 December 2021
Cureus JMS: Annals of Simulation
America/Toronto timezone

Call for Abstracts

  • Opening day
  • Submission deadline
    No deadline


Abstracts must be submitted via this website. Emailed abstracts will not be considered.

  1. The presenting author is required to ensure that all co-authors are aware of the content of the abstract before submission.
  2. The presenting author must be listed as the first author.
  3. If you have a mentor, ensure your mentor is one of the authors.
  4. Submitted abstracts must be identified as innovation or research contributions.
    Innovation abstracts may be non-experimental and describe the development and validation of an innovation in simulation (process, techniques or technology).
    Research abstracts must follow more traditional experimental methodology, both qualitative and quantitative (or mixed).

  5. Work-in progress is acceptable.

  6. Submitted abstracts should include non-published data.
  7. Submitted abstracts need to be linked to one of the tracks.
  8. Please provide names of two potential reviewers that would be added to our reviewer pool. Note: These reviewers are not reviewers for your abstract but they will be added to the pool of reviewers for other trainee/early career researcher submissions.
  9. All abstracts should be submitted and presented in English with accurate grammar and spelling of a quality suitable for publication. If you need help, please arrange for the review of your abstract by a colleague, a university specific publications office (or other similar facility) or a copy editor prior to submission.
  10. You may submit more than 1 abstract.
  11. Please note the submitting author will receive all correspondence about the abstract so we advise that the submitting author details that are entered are the same details as those of the presenting author.


Before you begin, please prepare the following information:

Abstract title - limited to 20 words (every word capitalized)
Abstract text – limited to 350 words
Research abstracts must be submitted with the following sections:

• Introduction
• Methods
• Results
• Conclusions

Innovation abstracts must be submitted with the following sections:

• Introduction
• Methods
• Discussion

References are not obligatory and word count is affected by inclusion of references.
Tables and graphs are not allowed at this stage of submission.


Submission of abstracts automatically declares that you have received ethical approval for your study (if relevant) and confirms that you will declare any conflict of interests.


Your abstract will be peer reviewed. This is an open peer-review process, where the names of authors and reviewers are declared at all stages.

The call for abstracts is open
You can submit an abstract for reviewing.