The PALP team has been closely monitoring the COVID-19 developments. Given the unknown circumstances and to ensure the health and safety of our attendees, we have decided to postpone PALP until Spring of 2021.


Program for Advanced Limb Preservation
The Anti-Amputation Meeting

Spring 2021 





PALP invites physicians-in-training, researchers and physicians from around the globe to share their work related to limb preservation, CLTI and DFU with their peers at PALP. Due to the Covid-19 crisis PALP has been postponed till spring 2021. All abstracts will have to be resubmitted for the Spring 2021 conference. The PALP team will make an announcement in the coming months when the submission process reopens. All submitted abstracts will undergo a peer review process for quality of research, educational or scientific content, logical presentation and relevance to the field of limb preservation. Accepted abstracts will be displayed as posters at PALP 2020, exceptional abstracts will have the opportunity to be presented orally during a moderated poster session.


Accepted abstracts will be eligible for one or more of the following:



Poster Display (All accepted abstracts). Present your research in the form of a scientific or educational poster display with dedicated viewing times scheduled. 




Best Poster Awards (Selected outstanding abstract and presentations). All orally presented posters will be eligible with prizes to be awarded to winners.



Travel scholarships (Eligible physicians-in-training presenting accepted abstracts). PALP offers travel scholarships to underwrite travel and hotel expenses for attendance at PALP 2020 to aspiring limb preservation specialists who have an abstract accepted for presentation. To be eligible, presenters must be either students currently enrolled full-time in accredited MD, DO, or DPM programs or residents/fellows in accredited clinical training programs.



Free and Discounted Registration (All accepted abstracts). The abstract author attending to present the poster(s) will receive free registration for PALP 2020. Additional, non-presenting authors will receive a 50% discounted registration to attend PALP 2020.



Abstract submissions will be available soon. An email will be sent once PALP starts accepting abstracts once again.

All abstracts must be submitted electronically via the official PALPNYC.ORG website. Paper abstract submissions will not be accepted.



Submission Instructions & Guidelines

  • Abstract submissions should address an area of limb preservation, CLTI, DFU, or wound care – novel case or technical reports, basic science investigation, pre-clinical studies, and clinical studies are equally encouraged. Abstracts must include the following parts:
    • Abstract Title
    • Author Name(s) - limited to a maximum of 6 (1 author plus 5 co-authors)
    • Author Institution(s)
    • Purpose
    • Material and Methods
    • Results
    • Conclusions
    • Tables and Figures (If Applicable)
    • References are optional. (If included, limit references to 10 citations)
  • Final abstract length cannot exceed 500 words (excluding title, authors, tables/figures, and references)

Prior Presentation/Publication

Abstracts should constitute original work but may include portions of prior abstracts and/or manuscripts presented elsewhere. Authors must declare if the abstract has been presented previously and identify the meeting and/or publication and date. If an organization other than the author(s) holds publication rights to the work, a written waiver must be obtained in order to present the work at PALP 2020.