ASRM holds scholarly veracity and responsible conduct and research reporting as essential for maintaining the integrity of research enterprise and discovery. This policy provides a clear understanding of the expectations of authorship.
Authorship of an abstract is limited to those who contributed meaningfully to its intellectual content. Authorship also indicates accountability and responsibility for the submitted work. Every author should have contributed sufficiently to and should take responsibility for the submitted work. By serving as a co-author, you confirm that you have made substantial contributions:
By serving as an author, you:
ASRM does not consider abstracts peer reviewed. If concerns about data integrity arise, both ASRM and the presenting author should be notified. Once notified, ASRM will determine the need for the abstract withdrawal but will not be responsible for investigating the content of the abstract submitted.
Additionally, ASRM does not investigate or adjudicate authorship disputes. Disagreements that cannot be resolved amongst all authors should be directed to the relevant institutional authority ASRM reserves the right to withdraw any abstract undergoing authorship disputes.