Gaylord, National Harbor, Maryland 

Washington, DC Metropolitan Region

2018 Call for Abstracts

Podium presentations will be selected from submissions provided by the AMSUS Executive Advisory leadership including all uniformed services, VA, USUHS, and AMSUS Sustaining Members –

There will be No Open Call for podium/lecture abstracts for the 2018 Annual Meeting

All topics submitted by the Executive Advisory leadership will be reviewed for relevance to this year’s educational track topics

Call for Poster Abstracts 

OPEN 1 May – 3 August 2018

A link for submissions will be posted here when the portal opens for poster abstracts

Contact with questions

Submission information:

AMSUS Mission: AMSUS, The Society of Federal Health Professionals, is a non-profit member-based educational and professional development association serving the Department of Defense, Veterans Affairs, and Health and Human Services, federal health professionals and their families, our industry partners and advocates for advancing health for all- especially through interagency collaboration. AMSUS supports all federal health professionals- to include physicians, nurses, allied health professionals, administrators and healthcare leaders at all levels- and honors the legacy of federal medicine’s tremendous impact in advancing and improving health for all Americans and international coalition partners

Participation Opportunities: Participants will have the opportunity to network and learn from 1,800+ medical colleagues, including experts in their field, while developing strong professional relationships, as well as share knowledge and results of collaborative efforts, learn about innovative medical advances and superior practices in patient care.

Educational Tracks will include the following topics in the following areas:

  • Improving Health: The Art and Science of Medicine and Surgery– these clinically relevant presentations encompass the entire spectrum of care delivered by physicians, nurses, allied health personnel and healthcare extenders
  • Leadership in Healthcare, Global Health, Operational Readiness and Humanitarian Support  – topics include but are not limited to leading during a changing healthcare landscape, global health, operational readiness and training of medical forces, natural disaster response, family readiness, patient transport and transfer outcomes/needs
  • Trauma Care, Behavioral Health, and TBI  – the latest research in trauma and casualty care, behavioral health and traumatic brain Injury (TBI)
  • Advances in the Delivery of Healthcare-  these presentations highlight the increasing complexity of healthcare administration and business operations while providing leading edge solutions in areas such as: health IT, medical logistics, the business of healthcare, HR talent management and shared services

Due Dates:

Please have requested information submitted to

NO LATER THAN the DUE DATES listed below:

30 April                    Lecture topics and brief descriptions due
1 May                       Poster Call for Abstracts submission portal OPEN
7 May                       Lecture topic acceptance/decline notification emailed to submitting POC. This is topics submitted between January and April. Abstracts and presenter detail due 1 June
1 June                       Accepted Lecture abstracts, learning objectives & presenter detail due
1 August                                                    Poster abstract submission CLOSED 
7 September            Lecture slide decks submitted for each presenter (updates can be made prior to presentation date)
21 September! AMSUS submits all presentations for continuing education accreditation. Missing presentation information will be considered delinquent in meeting accreditation criteria and result in that session having NO CE/CME credits for participants at the meeting
26-30 November On-site at Annual Meeting

Approximately 22 CE/CME hours will be available in the following professional categories for the 2018 AMSUS Meeting, final hours will be determined by 1 September:



  • Physicians- Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education  

(ACCME) AMA PRA Category 1 Credit

  • Nurses- American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC)
  • Nurse Practitioners- American Association of Nurse Practitioners (AANP)
  • Physician Assistants- Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME)
  • Health Care Executives- American College of Health Care Executives (ACHE)
  • Pharmacists- Accreditation Council on Pharmacy Education (ACPE)     
  • Pharmacy Techs- Accreditation Council on Pharmacy Education (ACPE)
  • Psychologist- American Psychological Association (APA)
  • General Participation- Certificate for other attendees

AMSUS is the bargain of the year!
Take a look at the 2018 Registration Fees    

How about an Exhibit Booth?

Take a look, and share the Exhibitor Information with your colleagues!

The AMSUS show floor will house approximately 130 booths with hands-on demonstrations and cutting edge products of special interest to military medical professionals.

View 2017 abstracts and posters by selecting a date below

Monday 27 November Pre-conference lecture abstracts

Tuesday 28 November lecture abstracts and slides

Wednesday 29 November lecture abstracts and slides

Thursday 30 November lecture abstracts

Friday December 1 lecture abstracts

2017 Poster List






 Questions? Email Lori Lawrence or call 301-828-1587