ACTHIV Call for Abstracts

General Guidelines
The Program Committee of The American Conference for the Treatment of HIV (ACTHIV) invites any health care professionals who provide care to persons living The Program Committee of the American Conference for the Treatment of HIV (ACTHIV) invites any health professional who provides care to persons living with HIV, or are part of an interprofessional team providing care for persons living with HIV, to submit an abstract for consideration in the poster program of this conference. The conference will take place from May 5-7, 2022.

This is an excellent opportunity for physicians, NPs, PAs, nurses, pharmacists, and medical case mangers (including social workers, adherence counselors and treatment advocates) to present unique and/or novel strategies that promote or demonstrate effective, state-of-the-art HIV care.

We invite you to submit case reports and/or case series related to best practices for the treatment and prevention of HIV, Hepatitis B and C, HIV and Hepatitis C-related complications, sexually transmitted infections, HIV-related opportunistic infections; providing HIV primary care, meeting the psychosocial needs of PLWH; building an HIV care team, as well as clinic and health systems-related studies or outcome evaluation related to testing, linkage to care, retention in care and medication adherence.

Accepted poster presenters will receive a $50 discount towards their registration fee.

Formatting Your Abstract
  • Abstracts should be no more than 350 words. Use simple fonts.
  • Italics, underline, bold, superscript and subscript formatting, Greek characters (both upper and lowercase), scientific characters, charts, tables, and graphs are accepted.
  • Figures are accepted and they do not count towards the word limit.
  • The data must be complete at the time of abstract submission for it to be considered.
  • Keep an original copy of your submitted abstract.
  • Proofread your abstract – accepted abstracts will be published as submitted.

Abstract Submission
Authors can submit their abstract electronically until April 1, 2022.

Poster Hall
Posters will be available for viewing throughout the conference. Our official poster presentation timeframe which will be promoted in the agenda will be during our welcome reception on Thursday evening from 5:30pm – 7:30pm. All presenters are asked to be available specifically for this time frame. An award will be presented to the best poster as voted upon by the conference attendees. Posters will also be available on the ACTHIV website following the conference.

ACTHIV POLICY ON PREVIOUS PRESENTATION / PUBLICATION OF DATA

ACTHIV does not make or extend claims of copyright on the abstracts/posters presented by individuals through ACTHIV. Material submitted for presentation at the ACTHIV conference, the ACTHIV  website, archives or other venues may have been presented at other venues, if there is no copyright on the material. It is assumed presenters using previously published or presented data have resolved patent and copyright matters prior to submission of the abstract. Copyrighted publications should not be submitted verbatim and data should be updated prior to presentation at ACTHIV. Approval should be obtained from co-authors prior to placing their names on the abstract. ACTHIV assumes all co-authors listed approve their names appearing on the abstract.

Abstracts must be submitted with all edits by April 1, 2022.
All paper submissions will be reviewed by the Program Committee. Authors will be notified via email of the status of their proposed poster by April 15, 2022. For those authors who have a selected abstract, you will receive a detailed inform with specific deadlines and materials preparation requirements.

We look forward to an excellent meeting and the unique contribution these posters will make to the learning experience of those attending the conference.