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Guide to Preparing for the Abstract Competition

The College has put together materials to assist you in communicating your research results. The following articles provide helpful advice on the entire scientific communication process, from writing the abstract to delivering the poster or oral presentation. To make the most out of your research experience, and to make it as rewarding as possible, we strongly encourage you to read the appropriate chapters.

1. Writing a Research Abstract

2. Writing a Clinical Vignette Abstract

3. Preparing the Research Presentation

4. Preparing the Clinical Vignette Presentation

5. Preparing a Poster Presentation

6. Selecting Visual Aids

7. Preparing Visual Aids

8. Giving the Oral Presentation

Acknowlegements: Patrick Alguire, MD, FACP and the Michigan State University Primary Care Fellowship Program

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