The ABA will offer another video session at the 2021 Annual Meeting in Chicago entitled “Burn Care: How I Do It.” We invite all members of the burn care team to submit a video demonstration of any aspect of caring for a burn patient.

Subject Categories

  • Surgical procedures
  • Nursing procedures—Including dressings and wound care
  • Rehabilitation techniques—Including mobilization, splinting, compression therapy techniques
  • Respiratory techniques—Including ventilator adjustments/manipulations
  • Analgesia and sedation techniques

Anything pertaining to the care of a burn patient.


  • Submit video abstract
  • Submit author release (one must be submitted for each author)
  • Submit patient release if any facial or identifying video is shown
  • Upload the video by October 1, 2020


Submission Overview and Important Dates

The video session submission site opens on April 25, 2019 and closes on October 1, 2019 at 11:59pm CST. Late submissions are not accepted.

Yes, there is no limit to the number of high-quality videos you may submit.

No, you should withdraw your abstract and submit next year.

No, you may not submit a video that has been presented at a previous society or association meeting. Prior presentation at a local or regional meeting, or your burn center, hospital, or university is permitted.

You will be notified by mid-October 2019.

During the video-based education session at the 2020 American Burn Association Annual Meeting in Orlando, March 17-20, 2020

No, due to ACCME restrictions we cannot alter the content of the video after it has been reviewed by the ABA program committee.

You provide the ABA with an unlimited exclusive, worldwide, non-revocable license to the video. You may continue to use the video for educational purposes but may not sell the video in a competing manner.


Title, names of all authors, your institution, and a 250 word maximum summary.


You will receive a confirmation email. If you don’t receive one by the end of October, you can contact

Yes, you may edit your abstract on or before the October 1, 2019 deadline by logging back in to the abstract submission site. Please not do submit a duplicate abstract.


  • All videos must be a minimum 720×480 for standard definition (SD) and maximum of 1920×1080 for high definition (HD).
  • Do not create an HD video file if your content is not HD. No upscaling to HD with SD source.
  • Ensure minimum of 3 Mbps for MP4 for SD and 5 Mbps for HD (Mbps = megabits per second)
  • Acceptable format: MP4/H.264
    Unacceptable Video Formats: WMV – any resolution XVID, DIVX, MPEG1 PowerPoint files

No, video submissions without narration will not be reviewed.


If you have any technical issues or questions, please contact or 312-642-9260.