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Research Request Form

To be considered for a research partnership, please complete the form below.

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Submit Your Research Proposal

Partner with the American Board of Surgery

The American Board of Surgery (ABS) receives many requests to partner with outside researchers to conduct a variety of scientific studies. To address the requests that we receive, we have developed a standardized process by which interested parties should submit their proposals to the ABS. 

Research Request Form

Proposals must include a project summary

To be considered for a research partnership, please complete the this form. Submissions must include a proposal that is 1-3 pages in length. 

Priority is given to requests that align with the mission of the ABS and its research agenda, and the ABS offers a list of topics that are of high priority in our Research Policy

Projects that are not necessarily aligned with the ABS research agenda may be considered on an individual basis.

For any questions about this form or about ABS procedures related to research, please contact our team.

Name(Required)
Accepted file types: pdf, Max. file size: 10 MB.
Please upload a brief description of your study that incorporates the following fields: Background; Hypotheses; Research questions; Methods and analysis; Resources and specific data fields required of ABS; Proposed outlet for study (e.g., presentation/publication).
Accepted file types: pdf, Max. file size: 10 MB.
Please provide documentation.
Accepted file types: pdf, Max. file size: 10 MB.
I verify that I have reviewed the form and my proposal adheres to the following criteria:(Required)
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