Where do I submit my abstract?
All abstracts should be submitted in MS Word format online at one of the following links:
What’s the submission deadline? DEADLINE EXTENDED
11:59 p.m. Tuesday, March 12, 2019
How will I know that my abstract was successfully submitted?
Abstract presenters will receive an automated email notification that the abstract has been submitted successfully.
What format should my abstract follow?
The format of Basic, Translational, Clinical and Population research abstracts should include the following headings:
Vignette/Case Report headings should include:
How long can the abstract be?
Submitted abstracts should be no longer than 250 words. This does not include title, authors, or references.
What Research Categories will be included this year?
Basic, Translational, Clinical, Population, and Vignette/Case Report are all acceptable forms of research. Use the definitions below to determine the research area of your abstract:
Will I get a notice that my abstract has been accepted for the poster session?
Yes, applicants will be notified by email no later than March 20, 2019, regarding the acceptance of their abstract. Upon an abstract’s acceptance, the abstract presenter will receive an email with additional information and details.
Where can I get my poster printed, and what size should it be?
Please contact the UMMC Department of Printing. The Printing Department can help you with all of your design and printing needs. Poster presentation boards will be provided on Research Day, along with everything necessary to display your poster. Poster dimensions should be no more than 70 inches in width by 46 inches in height. The Department of Medicine is not responsible for any costs incurred to create or print your poster.
What time will judging occur for the poster competition, and where will it be?
Judging will take place from 9:30-11 a.m. April 16, 2019, in the Norman C. Nelson Student Union Gymnasium. Presenters should plan to be available to discuss their poster with the judges during this time period, no exceptions (please make arrangements for this in advance).
*MSRP participants may follow a different schedule. Please refer to your MSRP organizers for this information.
Will my poster be eligible for competition and awards?
Only Department of Medicine trainees (fellows, residents, medical students, and other trainees) who are both first author and presenter are eligible to compete for awards.
Whom should I contact for more information?
Questions should be directed to Kim McGuire.