The American Association of Bronchology and Interventional Pulmonology (AABIP) is calling for scientific abstract submission for its annual meeting to be held in August 2021 (details to be determined). The premier conference for interventional pulmonologists, advanced bronchoscopists, pleural experts and other interested health care professionals aims to gather leading clinicians, scientists, and educators to exchange ideas and discuss research on all aspects of Interventional Pulmonology and Advanced Bronchoscopy. It also provides an ideal platform for all participants to present and discuss the latest technologies, research trends, as well as practice innovations to advance the field and better patient care. Abstract must be submitted online no later than June 15, 2020 and authors must be registered to attend this conference.


Abstracts must be in the areas of:

  • Advanced diagnostic bronchoscopy
  • Therapeutic bronchoscopy
  • Pleural diseases
  • Thoracic surgery.

Instructions for authors:

There are 2 categories for research abstracts: original research and case reports. Original research abstracts should include the following sections: Background, methods, results, and conclusions. They should not exceed 400 words (excluding title and affiliations). Case reports should include introduction, case description and conclusion. They should not exceed 300 words. Note that your contact information, including your Email, is necessary for us to consider your abstract.

  • Accepted abstracts will submit a virtual poster in pdf format for the AABIP Annual Conference.
  • Accepted abstracts will be published in an online supplement of the Journal of Bronchology and Interventional Pulmonology.  Abstracts exceeding the word limit or formatted differently than as detailed above will be rejected. No more than 2 images and 1 table should be submitted.

  • Abstract submissions will be reviewed by the Abstracts Review Committee for acceptance.
  • Abstract acceptance notifications will be sent to authors by email within 30 days after the submission deadline.
  • The top three abstracts will be accepted for podium presentation and presenters will receive a research award from the AABIP.

Format for Original Research Abstract

Abstract format should include the following (400 words max. Authors information not counted):

  1. Background
  2. Methods
  3. Results
  4. Conclusion

No more than 2 images and 1 table should be submitted.

Format for Case Reports

(300 words max Authors information not counted)

1. Introduction
2. Case summary
3. Conclusion

No more than 2 images and 1 table should be submitted.

Abstract Submission

Please read instructions for submission carefully. Failure to follow instructions may result in administrative withdrawal of abstract. Please remember to add a working email address in case report. Fill out required sections (listed above) in the form below. Please be sure to upload PDF versions of each section in abstract. When finished, a confirmation should appear saying your entry was successfully submitted. Please email for any questions or assistance. Please allow up to 48 hours for a response.

Selected Abstracts

Selected abstracts will be displayed through a virtual poster hall.  Virtual posters will be due by July 19, 2021.  More information to follow.