Young BTC award – Rules 2024

Short communications by young clinicians & researchers – Regulations 2024

The Belgian Thyroid Club aims to actively involve young clinicians and researchers in its plenary scientific meetings by offering the opportunity for submitting a short communication on original, unpublished (at the time of the abstract submission) data in the field of thyroidology or parathyroidology (clinical, translational, or basic). Rare or educational clinical cases are also welcome.

Presentation at other national or international scientific meetings is allowed.

The candidate must be ≤40 years old on the date of the abstract submission deadline (see below), and professionally active in Belgium.

The jury is composed of the board members of the Belgian Thyroid Club. Board members with a conflict of interest will not participate in the evaluation. The jury has the right not to award the prize.

The laureate must give a short communication in person (10 minutes presentation + 5 minutes discussion) during the BTC symposium on Saturday 1 June 2024.

The laureate will receive a prize of €500.

The electronic submission of the candidature should contain:

  • A cover letter
  • An abstract written in English, counting no more than 500 words (excl. title, min. 2 authors, affiliation, max. 1 table or figure, max. 5 references), stating the objectives, methods, results, and conclusion(s) of the study. Case reports should include an introduction, the case report, and the conclusion(s).
  • A short CV (max. 1 page)

The candidate cannot submit more than 1 abstract per year as first author.

Candidatures are sent to

Deadline for submission: 15 April 2024

BTC Spring symposium: 1 June 2024