Scientific Paper Requirements And Suggested Format(s)
Residents shall prepare a
scientific paper which is an Original
Contribution or Case Study/Report. Original contributions will document original
clinical or applied research. Case
reports will document unusual clinical presentations with new, recognized or
rarely reported features. The length of
the paper shall be a minimum of 1500 words, double-spaced (all text including
references and table/figures legends), paginated, with references required for all
materials derived from the work of others.
The paper shall be submitted on or before the completion of the third
year of residency training (OGME-3).
Each resident must prepare his/her own paper and no resident may submit
the same paper individually or in conjunction with other residents as
The resident must submit an
outline for the research project during the second year of residency training
(OGME-2) and obtain the program director‘s approval on the project. The completed research project must be
submitted to the Evaluating Committee of the AOCA in a publishable format
(Listed below). In all instances, the
projects must include a Title-Page ,
as well as a Program Director’s Page
completed and approved by the Program Director.
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