In order to be considered for any of the Research Paper Awards, abstract authors are required to submit a completed manuscript online by January 22, 2019.  To submit your manuscript, please complete the following steps:

To access the submission site and more detailed instructions, click on www.editorialmanager.com/jbcr, and follow the steps below:

Step 1: Log in; if you have not previously submitted a manuscript to the JBCR you will be required to register.

Step 2: Select “Submit a New Manuscript” from the author main menu.

Step 3: Select “Article Type” then choose the award you are interested in from the drop-down menu. Following is a full list of the manuscript awards available for the 51st Annual Meeting:

  1. ABA-Shriners Best Pediatric Burn Paper Award
    This award recognizes the best pediatric burn paper. This award is generously underwritten by Shriners Hospitals for Children, and carries with it a $1000 honorarium and plaque.
  2. Albert T. McManus Award
    This award recognizes the best pediatric burn paper. This award is generously underwritten by Shriners Hospitals for Children, and carries with it a $1000 honorarium and plaque.
  3. Burke/Yannas Bioengineering Best Paper Award
    This award recognizes original research studies in the field of bioengineering. The award is supported by a grant from the Integra Foundation and carries with it a $500 honorarium and plaque. The principal investigator can be a physician or non-physician.
  4. Carl A. Moyer Resident Award
    This award recognizes the best paper submitted by an individual training to be a medical doctor currently in residency or medical school. This award carries with it a $500 honorarium and plaque.
  5. Clinical Research Award
    This award is given for the best clinical research paper submitted by a non-physician. The award carries with it a $500 honorarium and plaque.
  6. National Burn Repository (NBR) Best Paper Award (for a Physician and Non-Physician)
    This award recognizes original research studies using information from the ABA National Burn Repository.  The award is supported by a grant from Molnlycke Healthcare US, LLC and carries with it a $500 honorarium and plaque.
  7. Peter Brigham Burn Epidemiology Prevention Best Paper Award
    This award is given for the best original research studies which may address any single burn or fire prevention problem, a specific population, multiple etiologies, or epidemiology. Physicians, non-physicians, and students from all disciplines can apply. This award is generously underwritten by the International Association of Fire Fighters (IAFF) and carries with it a $1,500 honorarium and plaque.
  8. Robert B. Lindberg Basic Scientist Award
    This award is given for the best scientific paper submitted by a non-physician. The award carries with it a $500 honorarium and plaque.

Step 4: Enter the remaining information as prompted.

Additional Important Information

  • Please note that “THE TITLE OF THE ABSTRACT MUST MATCH THE TITLE OF THE MANUSCRIPT”
  • Manuscripts must not make reference to authors, institution or geographic location. If reference to the institution is pertinent to the body of the manuscript, it must be blanked out. The manuscripts should be prepared according to the GUIDELINES for AUTHORS of the Journal of Burn Care & Research.
  • All manuscripts will have a separate, expedited, peer reviewed process for consideration of publication in the Journal of Burn Care & Research.

For a full description of each award, please visit the ABA Award page and to submit your manuscript please click on www.editorialmanager.com/jbcr.

If you have any questions about the submission process, please contact the Journal of Burn Care and Research (JBCR) Managing Editor Erge Edgu-Fry, PhD: E-mail jbcr@ameriburn.org.