The ESSD offers the following awards for abstract presenters at the 10th ESSD Virtual Congress:
1. Best oral presentation
Emily Plowman for the abstract:
INCIDENCE, RISK FACTORS AND ASSOCIATED MORBIDITY OF DYSPHAGIA IN POSTOPERATIVE CARDIAC SURGERY PATIENTS
Plowman, E.K.P.; Anderson, A.R.A.; Dallal York, J.D.Y.; Vasilopoulos, T.; DiBiase, L.B.D.; Lawrence, S.L.L.; Eckart, J.N.E.; Jeng, E.I.J.
Award: Best abstract with oral presentation - 600 € + registration to next year’s congress.
2. best poster presentation
Vicky Luo for the poster:
PATIENT-REPORTED SWALLOWING OUTCOMES IN HEAD AND NECK CANCER PATIENTS: LONGITUDINAL CHANGES AND ASSOCIATIONS WITH CLINICAL VARIABLES
Luo, V.; Hueniken, K.; Boyd, K.; Haddad, G.; Huang, S.H.; Bratman, S.; Chepeha, D.; Liu, G.; Martino, R.
Award: Best abstract with poster presentation - 300 € + registration to next year’s congress.
3. best 1st abstract at the essd
Samantha Shune for the abstract:
INITIAL VALIDATION OF THE CAREGIVER ANALYSIS OF REPORTED EXPERIENCES WITH SWALLOWING DISORDERS (CARES) SCREENING TOOL
Shune, S.; Resnick, B.; Zarit, S.H.; Namasivayam-MacDonald, A
Award: Best first abstract presented at an ESSD congress - 300 € + registration to next year’s congress.
ESSD members can apply for a grant (50% of the registration fee) to the Virtual Congress if they are not being funded by their institution or by sponsors. Grants are restricted to people at early levels of their career (details below), cvs should be sent to the scientific secretariat email@example.com
Authors / presenters who wish to enter
You need to fulfil the conditions below
Must be ESSD members.
Must be early in their research career (specialist + 5 y, postdoc + 5 y, open for others).
Cannot be members of the congress faculty or organizing committee, scientific review committee or ESSD board.
The scoring for the awards will be based on the abstract review score -50%-, scored blind by reviewers from countries different from those of the authors, and 50% on the presentation during the congress assessed by the chairs of the sessions.
For more information, please contact the scientific secretariat at firstname.lastname@example.org