MedStar Georgetown University Hospital’s Functional Diabetic Limb Salvage (DLS) Conference in collaboration with the Wound Healing Foundation are pleased to announce the call for oral and poster abstracts for the 2024 conference. This is an excellent opportunity for you and your colleagues to share your latest work and research with world-renown experts in the field!

We invite you to participate by submitting a 250-word abstract, which should describe work with relevance to abdominal wall reconstruction. The top abstracts will be awarded and presented orally in the conference general session on Saturday, April 13.

Please select the relevant category to submit your abstract:

  • Basic Science
  • Clinical
  • Commercial

All material presented in the abstract must be current, relevant and free from ethical bias. Company logos of the supporting company are prohibited on any part of the presentation unless you are submitting under the commercial category. All abstracts received will be considered for poster abstracts.  Poster abstracts will be displayed during the conference in the Abstract Hall. The top two abstracts in each of the categories of basic science and clinical will be awarded to present orally in the conference general session.

Submission Deadline: Abstracts must be submitted by February 23, 2024.

Abstract Acceptance

  • Acceptance notification will be sent via email by March 1, 2024.
  • Abstracts are selected on the basis of scientific merit.
  • Expenses associated with the presentation of an abstract are the responsibility of the presenter.
  • At least one presenting/submitting author per abstract must be registered.

Abstract Presentation

Please note the submitting author will receive all correspondence about the abstract so we advise that the submitting author is who you would prefer to receive all communication.

Please note that you can only submit an abstract to one category, but you can submit multiple abstracts.

If you have questions regarding the abstracts, please contact Brigid Greaney at Brigid.M.Greaney@medstar.net