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42nd Annual Scientific Meeting

Renaissance Indian Wells

Palm Springs, California

April 10-13, 2016


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2016 Annual Scientific Meeting Theme

"Innovative ways to improve surgical care, research, and education in gynecologic surgery"

Join us while enjoying California and its favorable climate and regional food and wine specialties at the Renaissance Indian Wells in Palm Springs, California

All physicians are welcome to attend this exciting educational meeting. We look forward to the outstanding work being presented this year. 

Would you like to host a Roundtable at the meeting? Find out how to submit your topic here.  Topics due by August 31, 2015  

Abstracts and Videos Submission Site is NOW OPEN!


  1. The deadline for paper and video abstract submission is Monday October 5, 2015, 11:59:59 p.m. EST, after which no abstracts will be accepted.
  2. All abstracts including Tips & Tricks and Videos must be submitted electronically via the abstract submission site link HERE.
  3. CHARACTER LIMIT: There is a limit of 3,300 characters for the text of your abstract submission. This includes the title and abstract body, as well as all spaces (The character count does not include the authors).
  4. Information that identifies individuals, institutions, networks or collaboratives are NOT permitted in the title or the body of the submission


  1. Video submissions require both an abstract and a video. Please submit your abstract first in order to obtain your abstract ID # prior to uploading your video.
  2. Videos should be a maximum of 7 minutes in length.
  3. Videos MUST have audio narration. All videos submitted without audio narration will not be considered for presentation.
  4. One copy of the video should be uploaded HERE.
  5. In the "Add A Message" box be sure to type in your name, the video title and abstract number.
  6. All file formats are acceptable. Any file larger than 2GB will require assistance from SURGiVIEW.

For more information on abstract and video submissions as well as a list of all important author deadlines for the 2016 SGS Annual Scientific Meeting please click HERE.


Eric Sokol, MD - 2016 Scientific Program Chair

Robert Gutman, MD - 2016 Scientific Program Co-Chair

Andrew Walter, MD - SGS President