New England Orthopedic Society

Call for Abstracts:

NEOS Kilfoyle Awards & Poster Competition

NEOS 2024 Fall Meeting (Nov 22-23)

Submission deadline is Sunday, October 19, 2024

Dear Colleagues,

The New England Orthopedic Society will award a cash prize to the best original scientific paper prepared by a Medical Student, Resident or Fellow, and presented at the podium during our 2024 Fall Meeting to be held Fri-Sat, Nov 22-23, at the Conference Center at Waltham Woods (Massachusetts Medical Society Headquarters), located on 860 Winter St, Waltham, MA 02451. Second and third places will also be awarded a cash prize. The second NEOS poster presentations will also take place. Oral presentations and Poster details will be sent to all accepted abstracts.

Abstracts must be based on unpublished original work but might have been submitted to other meetings or journals (not presented). Please encourage your residents and fellows to submit their abstracts for consideration.

Submission guidelines

    • Please submit a 300-350 words PDF or Word version of your abstract via email to our Administrator at
    • Must include introduction, objective, methodology, results and conclusion.
    • Please indicate one of the following categories: 1-Basic Science, 2-Database/Survey based research, 3-Clinical Research
    • Max of two (2) submissions per main author
    • Research must include a New England or New York state based author and/or institution.


    • Sunday, October 19, 2024: submission deadline.
    • Wednesday, November 6, 2024: Acceptance/Rejection letters will be sent via email.


    • Registration is free of fees for all medical students, residents, fellows and all NEOS active members. A registration link will be available in the next few weeks.

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Best regards,

Executive Committee
New England Orthopedic Society

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