VOLUNTEERS

Volunteer as a Reviewer or Moderator/Discussant

The energy, enthusiasm, and wisdom of volunteers is crucial to the success of the PAS Meeting. They help review and influence selection of scientific content, provide context to discussions, and make connections between participants. Volunteering presents an invaluable opportunity to contribute to the success of the meeting, while building professional connections and visibility.

CLOSED – Call for Volunteers: Sept. 4-Oct. 7, 2019

After Oct. 7, Program Committee members review and select volunteers in the various roles.

Workshop Reviewers

  • Active period: Oct. 10-Oct. 24, 2019
  • Notification of selection as a Workshop Reviewer occurs in October 2019.
  • Additional instructions concerning the review process are provided to confirmed volunteers.

Abstract Reviewers

  • Active period: Jan. 10-22, 2020
  • Reviewing for PAS is a great way to build skills as an abstract writer and critical reviewer of research.
  • Volunteer applicants select up to five categories to review, in order of preference.
  • Notification of selection as a Reviewer occurs in November-December, 2019.
  • Abstracts assigned for review typically range from 25 to 50, depending on the category.
  • Additional instructions concerning the review process are provided to confirmed volunteers.

Moderator/Discussants

  • Active period: the PAS 2020 Meeting May 2-5, 2020—plus some time prior to the meeting to review abstracts and speakers.
  • Volunteer applicants select up to five categories to moderate, in order of preference.
  • Notification of selection as a Moderator/Discussant occurs in February; scheduling details are provided at the same time.
  • For more information about moderating a PAS Platform Session (6-8 abstracts presented) click here.
  • For more information about being a moderator or discussant for a PAS Poster Symposium (12 abstracts discussed), click here.

Volunteer for MOC 2 Reviewers

  • The active review period is a two week window in June 2020, with a possible follow-up review period in mid-July.
  • Each reviewer will be assigned no more than 10 submissions, each having five reflective statements.
  • You do not have to attend the PAS Meeting to be an MOC Reviewer.
  • Additional instructions concerning the review process will be provided to confirmed volunteers.

Full Instructions on how to volunteer