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Abstract Submission

The top-scoring research submitted by Fellows and Trainees will receive a free-night stay on Saturday, June 22 at the Grand Traverse Resort & Spa.


Submission Deadline​

  • Monday, May 6th 2024, 11:59 PM ET

Abstract Notification

  • Friday, May 17th, 2024


Registration is free for students, residents, fellows. Meeting registration is encouraged at the time of submission.



The Michigan GI Society (MIGI) invites the submission of abstracts and case vignettes describing clinical, basic science, and/or psychosocial research in the fields of endoscopy, gastroenterology, gastrointestinal surgery and hepatology.  Our goal is to promote research among trainees in the field, stimulate collaboration and foster the development of ideas for future studies. 


Authors may submit abstracts and case vignettes of completed work, work in progress, quality improvement research or work presented elsewhere within the past 12 months.  All abstracts and cases will be peer reviewed, and all that meet the specifications below will be selected for poster presentation.  

Those chosen will have the chance to share their findings, receive recognition through their  research and meet other professionals in the field.​


Who Should Submit?​

  • Postgraduate trainees at all levels – including residents, fellows and advanced fellows  are invited to submit abstracts and case vignettes.  We also welcome submissions from faculty members and practicing physicians.

  • Advanced Practice Providers


Abstract Formatting Instructions​

All abstracts should be formatted the following way:

  • One page

  • Typed in 12-point Times New Roman font

  • Single-spaced with one-inch margins, and left justified. 

  • Organize the abstract into Background, Methods, Results, and Conclusions. 

  • Define all abbreviations. 

  • Include the abstract title, full names and institutional affiliations of all authors, and email address of the corresponding author at the top of the abstract.  Underline the name of the presenting author.  

  • Abstracts must not contain copyrighted material unless permission has been obtained by the author. 

  • Indicate at the bottom of the page if the abstract has been presented elsewhere and at what meeting. 

Case Vignette Formatting Instructions​

All case vignettes should be formatted the following way:

  • Introduction

  • Case description

  • Discussion


Please take note, submitted abstracts not meeting the above specifications will be returned.  Encore presentations are accepted.


Notification of Abstract and Case Vignette Status​

Notification of acceptance for poster presentation will be acknowledged via email by Friday, May 17, 2024. Notices and instructions will be sent to the email address provided at the time of abstract submission. ​ 

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