The 2019 AHS Annual Meeting is a 3 and a half day educational experience for health professionals interested in hernia repair.

Meeting Dates:
Monday, March 11 - Thursday, March 14, 2019

ARIA Resort & Casino
3730 S Las Vegas Blvd
Las Vegas, NV 89158

Abstract Submission: Deadline - Friday, September 14, 2018

  • 2019 AHS Annual Meeting abstracts MUST be submitted online to be eligible for acceptance. Abstracts not submitted online will be voided.
  • Abstracts need to be submitted by the primary author. The primary author will be completing and signing CME Disclosure information during the abstract submission. This will be the person planning to present if accepted.
  • Video Abstracts should be a maximum of 5 minutes long. They will need to be emailed to with the author name and abstract ID number no later than September 14, 2018. Most video formats are accepted.
  • We will notify you via email if your abstract has been accepted or not by November 2018.

Spectacular Cases Abstract Submission: Deadline - Friday, September 14, 2018

  • Organized by the AHS Resident Committee, surgical residents, fellows and medical students are encouraged to submit their most incredible hernia experiences. Accepted abstracts will be presented to a panel of experts in a morbidity and mortality (M&M) format. The submitting/first author of the abstract must be a resident, fellow or medical student and will be in charge of presenting the abstract if selected.
  • Presenters will be awarded a $500 travel scholarship. You will be notified of your abstract in November 2018.