The Society for Social Medicine’s 56th Annual Scientific Meeting, September 2012, London

The Society for Social Medicine’s 56th Annual Scientific Meeting (ASM) will be held in London from Wednesday lunchtime 12th September until Friday lunchtime 14th September 2012, jointly hosted by LSHTM and UCL. It will be preceded by a number of meetings on Tuesday 11th and/or morning of Wednesday 12th September.  Details will be available later.

CALL FOR ABSTRACTS: DEADLINE: 19th March 2012, 23.59 GMT

The Society welcomes abstracts on all aspects of social medicine, including health services research, epidemiology, public health,
statistics, sociology, psychology, health policy and/or mixed methods research.

Abstracts can only be submitted via the conference website at
The word limit is 400 words and the abstract should follow the format specified - submission and assessment guidelines are attached. Abstract submission opens week beginning 13 February.

The deadline for submission is 23:59 GMT on 19th March 2012.

Each abstract will be reviewed by four reviewers (randomly allocated and not from your institution) against criteria that are also available
on the website.  To give yourself the best chance of success, ensure you give enough detail (in particular for the results) so that the
scientific merit of the abstract and the importance of the question can be judged.
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