Diokno-Lapides Essay Contest - Frequently Asked Questions

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

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

Can the abstract be submitted for the AUA National Meeting and/or the Urodynamic Society Meeting concurrently with the Diokno/Lapides Essay Contest?

Must the primary author personally present the essay and accept the award at the Diokno/Lapides Awards Dinner?

Can more than one paper be submitted?
No. Submit your best research project.