ABSTRACT SUBMISSION GUIDELINES
- TIMELINE - All abstracts are due by midnight on May 2. This will allow for review of the abstracts and selection of the trainee talks by May 16.
- ELIGIBILITY - Graduate students, postdocs, clinical fellows (or equivalent).
- FORMAT - Abstracts should not exceed 300 words in length. This does not include the title, authors, or funding source (optional). There should be no figures within the abstract. The sections of the abstract should be Introduction, Materials and Methods, Results, and Conclusions (per the abstract submission form).
- REVIEW AND SELECTION - The committee will review all abstracts. Three abstracts will be invited to make an oral presentation. The poster presentation will not be judged on the day of the retreat, however all who submit abstracts are expected to participate in the poster presentations to showcase and receive feedback on their work (including abstracts selected for oral presentation).
Two poster sessions will be held during the event. Posters will be assigned numbers, with the odd numbers presenting from 10:05-11:05 am and even numbers presenting from 5:20-6:30 pm. All who submit abstracts are expected to participate in the poster presentations to receive feedback on their work (including abstracts selected for oral presentation). They are also asked to have their posters up before the morning session begins and are to leave them up until the conclusion of the afternoon session. Dimensions of posters should not exceed 4' x 4'. Poster boards with pins and numbers will be provided.