Diokno-Lapides Essay Contest - Frequently Asked Questions

Can the essay be submitted if part of it has been presented but not published?
Yes, as long as the entire paper was not presented. The essay must have some new elements, such as additions to the research after presentation.

Can the abstract have been published?
Yes, if the full paper was not submitted or accepted for publication elsewhere.

Can the abstract be submitted for the AUA National Meeting or the Urodynamic Society Meeting concurrently with the Lapides Essay Contest?
Yes.