SGS Call for Reviewers

2022 Call For Reviewers

The Southern Gerontological Society needs your help to ensure the success of the 43rd Annual Meeting and Conference! We need members of SGS to volunteer to review submitted abstracts. Abstract reviewers assist in fulfilling the mission of the organization and preserve the integrity of the annual meeting by confirming the high quality and relevance of proposed conference presentations.

Your participation in the abstract review process will allow the SGS Program Planning Committee to organize a compelling, impactful, innovative annual meeting that fosters reflection, discovery, advocacy, and collaboration to serve our aging society best.

Being an SGS abstract reviewer can result in the following;

  • Gaining experience to add to your CV
  • Increasing gerontological knowledge
  • Further establishing your reputation as having expertise in the field of aging
  • Personal fulfillment knowing that you have contributed to an enlightening annual meeting with sessions designed to educate and empower academics, students/trainees, advocates, practitioners, policymakers, and community members concerned with enhancing the lives of older adults.

Professional, Emerging Scholar, Encore, and Student Members can participate in the abstract review process.

Reviewers are assigned approximately 3-6 abstracts to review. Abstracts are no more than 250 words and typically take ten minutes to review.

Deadline to volunteer: November 15, 2021

Reviewer Orientation (Virtual): November 19, 2021 at 10:00 EST (The orientation will be recorded and available to those who are unable to attend live.)

Abstract Review Period: December 1 – 15, 2021

If you would like to participate, please complete the interest form and a member of the SGS Program Planning Committee will be in touch with you.

Thank you in advance for your consideration. We look forward to working with you!