Core mission of the newly formed ad-hoc AVAS Publication Committee is to provide constructive feedback to the investigative team for the goal of improving quality of the manuscripts and increasing the chances of manuscript acceptance to JAMA Surgery.
All manuscripts and research letters intended for JAMA Surgery AVAS meeting submission MUST be submitted electronically to the AVAS Recorder using the button below by 5/9/2023. The ad-hoc AVAS Publication Committee will review all submissions and provide comments/suggestions for the investigative team within 2-3 weeks. Final deadline for submission to JAMA Surgery is 6/23/2023.
DO NOT SUBMIT MANUSCRIPTS DIRECTLY TO JAMA SURGERY
Instructions to Submit to JAMA Surgery
As we did this past year, to allow expedited publication, manuscripts from the meeting will be published upon acceptance in JAMA Surgery.
Authors of abstracts accepted for the meeting are invited to submit a manuscript to JAMA Surgery, the official publication of the Association of VA Surgeons. Manuscript submission is optional but encouraged. All manuscripts to be submitted to JAMA Surgery in association with the AVAS meeting are now required to be reviewed by the ad-hoc Publications Committee prior to submission (instructions above). Any abstract accepted to the meeting (Quickshot or Full oral) can be submitted to the Publications Committee as either an Original Investigation (i.e.: full manuscript) or a Research Letter. Prior to submitting to the Publications Committee, please refer to the instructions for authors on the JAMA Surgery website to ensure correct formatting and that your manuscript is consistent with journal requirements.
During manuscript submission:
Upon submission of the manuscript to JAMA Surgery, email the Recorder of the AVAS, Brian Smith, MD at email@example.com, the following information:
Please note: Failure to email the AVAS Recorder with the above information will result in review of the manuscript independently of the meeting.
Submission of a manuscript for consideration for publication as part of the AVAS Annual Meeting implies a willingness by the first and/or senior author of the manuscript to review 1-3 other manuscripts for JAMA Surgery in a timely fashion, if requested to do so. For the peer review process to function well, it is imperative that all first and/or senior authors be willing to participate in the process as reviewers in addition to functioning as authors.