Designed Research Studies in Anesthesia Education

The Society for Education in Anesthesia (SEA) is requesting abstract submissions for presentation (April 19-21, 2024) at the SEA 2024 Spring Annual Meeting. Abstracts submitted to the Designed Research Studies in Anesthesia Education category should present testing of a hypothesis or answering of a question by means of scientific methods (surveys, comparison studies, etc) as well as data acquired in performing the study.

Your abstract should include the following:

  • Introduction: (background, significance and hypothesis)
  • Methods: (study design, power analysis, statistical methods)
  • Results: (summarize your findings in the text and include tables and graphs if applicable)
  • Discussion: (summary of most significant results and a discussion of its relevance as it relates to the hypothesis)

The entire abstract is limited to 400 words.

Download the Grading Criteria

Abstracts pertaining to education are sought in areas such as (but are not limited to):

  • Medical Student education
  • Resident and Fellow education
  • Faculty and Clinician continuing education
  • Faculty evaluation, development
  • Technologic advancements
  • ACGME core competencies
  • ACGME Milestones

The Committee on Research in Education requests that abstracts be received by November 20, 2023 at 11:59 pm (Eastern Time) so that constructive suggestions may be sent back to the abstract submitter. The Committee expects to notify authors of acceptance/denial in January 2024.

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Presentation Format

All accepted abstracts will be presented as a poster format.

The best abstracts will be selected for oral presentations in general session and the top scoring abstract will receive the Philip Liu Award for Innovation in Anesthesia Education – Education Research. The other abstracts will be presented in a poster format.

The 1-Minute Teaser

ALL selected-abstract authors should prepare to present a 1-minute teaser to attendees at the meeting encouraging them to visit your abstract presentation. Click here to view a sample of how you can present the 1-minute teaser.

Meeting Registration Fee

All abstract presenters are expected to pay the full SEA registration fee, according to their appropriate registration level (member, non-members, resident, etc.). No discounts will be provided.