Submission deadline extended to Sunday, February 6, 2022, at 11:59 pm ET!

The Shock conference offers an opportunity to present data in both oral and poster presentationsSome short talks will be selected from submitted abstracts. All abstracts will be reviewed by the Program Committee based on data content, originality of the work, and relevance to shock, trauma, and sepsis areas. All abstracts accepted for presentation will be printed in the SHOCK Journal.

Please check below for categories and submission instructions. All abstracts must be submitted electronically. Topics include:
Artificial Intelligence/Big Data
Acute Lung Injury
Burn/Heat Stroke
Epigenetics and Exosomes
Hemorrhagic Shock/Resuscitation
Military Medicine
Myology, Metabolism, and Catabolism
Novel Technologies, Study Approaches, and Therapeutics for the Study and Treatment of Shock
Organ Dysfunction
Outcomes and the Study of Long-term/Chronic Effects of Shock
Precision Medicine
Traumatic Brain Injury and Neuro-Inflammation
Vascular Biology/Endothelium/Coagulation
Viruses and COVID

Please review the author instructions and abstract formatting instructions before you submit an abstract. Author names and affiliations will be printed in the Program/Journal Supplement as provided. Be sure to provide complete and accurate information for all authors.

Please note: Abstracts should be informative, containing four sections: (a) Introduction including a statement of the study's specific objective(s); (b) Methods including experimental approach and key methods utilized in the study; (c) Results including a summary of results and statistical analysis; and (d) Conclusions. It is NOT acceptable to state, "The results will be discussed". Please see examples of Basic Science and Clinical Studies abstracts HERE.
Please be sure to review the abstract instructions before submitting your abstract! If you have questions, please contact: [email protected]


To be considered for any of the Shock Society Awards listed below, you must upload the required documentation at the time of abstract submission:

Chaudry International Award
Distinguished Service Award
Diversity Enhancement Award
Diversity Meet the Society Award
Faculty Research Award
Mentoring Award
New Investigator Awards
Presidential Travel Awards
Research Investigator Fellowship
Scientific Achievement Award
Travel Awards

Please note that you must be a current member in good standing to apply for a Society award.