Pulmonary Pathology Society announces the 2017 Awards

The 2017 PPS Trainee Awards and the 2017 Travel Award have been announced.
See PPS Awards for details and a complete list of the awardees.

Stay tuned for the announcement for the 2017 Biennial Research Award and the 2017 Lifetime Achievement Award.


Poster Format

Poster Size Requirement: All posters must be no larger than 4 ft (122 cm) high x 3.6 ft (110 cm) wide. PPS reserves the right to remove posters that exceed the size requirement.

Poster Schedule

All posters must be on display for the entire duration of the meeting (June 13-16, 2017) at the Gleacher Center. 

Required Elements of Poster are as Follows:

  • Abstract: If the scientific content has been altered and substantive changes to the data and/or conclusions have been made since the abstract was submitted, the revised abstract should be included with a clear notice in the poster content stating that the abstract has been revised since submission.
  • Context: a brief discussion of the background or rationale of the study and/or the question addressed
  • Design: the experimental approach, materials, and methods used in the study
  • Results: the data and results obtained in the study
  • Conclusions: the conclusions and/or implications of the results
  • References and Acknowledgements
  • Disclosures

Platform Presentation and the Biennial Research Award

The top five abstracts will be selected for a short platform presentation. Please note that award applicants will be notified by email. Presenting authors will be required to prepare a 5 minute presentation and 5 minutes for questions and answers. Abstract presentations will take place on Thursday, June 15 at 7 AM and the awards, including the Biennial Research Award, will be handed out at the reception Thursday night. 

The PPS Awards Committee introduces the Biennial Research Award

The committee will select the top 5 abstracts submitted for the PPS Biennial Meeting by a pathologist in training. The top 5 abstracts will be selected for a short 10 minute presentation (including time for questions) at the Biennial Meeting in Chicago on Thursday, June 15 2017 at 7 a.m. The best abstract will be awarded the Biennial Research Award. The deadline to submit abstracts for the 2017 PPS Biennial Meeting is April 30, 2017

For details please see PPS Biennial Meeting Call for Abstracts

The deadline to submit abstracts for the 2017 PPS Biennial Meeting has been extended to April 30, 2017

The Pulmonary Pathology Society will be accepting Abstract and Case Study submissions for presentation at the 2017 PPS Biennial Meeting to provide pathology residents, fellows, and practicing pathologists with an opportunity to present original research to their peers in a poster presentation format. Submissions may include abstracts previously published or currently under consideration for publication elsewhere. Abstracts/case studies (including tables and figures) must be submitted by email to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

For details, please see PPS Biennial Meeting Call for Abstracts