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2016 PA-ACP Regional Abstract & Doctor’s Dilemma Competitions

2016 PA-ACP Regional Abstract & Doctor’s DilemmaSM Competitions

Abstract Submission Opens July 5th!

Deadline: 11:59pm, Sunday, August 7, 2016

Regional Abstract Competition Rules:

  • Residents/Fellows and Medical Students must be ACP members and compete in their specified region only (Southeastern, Eastern, or Western PA). (Not a member? Download and complete an online application.   Don’t know your ACP number?  Simply go to the ACP Web site and hover over the MyACP link at the top of the page.)
  • All abstract first authors, presenters, and Doctor’s DilemmaSM participants must be ACP members.
  • All abstract submissions must be entered through the online abstract submission form, which will be available after July 5, 2016.
  • Abstracts will be accepted in the following three categories:
    • Clinical Vignette – Reports of one or more cases that illustrate a rare disease entity or an unusual clinical presentation of an established disease. (Word limit: 250)
    • Research – Clinical and/or laboratory research delineating a new investigation into mechanisms of disease or consisting of a detailed review of a clinical problem. (Word limit: 450)
    • Quality Improvement/Patient Safety (Word limit: 450)
  • Only THREE (3) abstracts can be submitted per first author.
  • You may not submit more than TWO (2) abstracts in any category.

Helpful Hint: For information on how to write an abstract, visit the ACP Guide to Preparing for the Abstract Competition.

Eastern Region
When: Saturday, October 1, 2016
Where: Geisinger Medical Center
100 North Academy Avenue
Danville, PA 17815

Submit Your EASTERN REGION Poster Abstract

Southeastern Region
When: Saturday, October 15, 2016
Where: Drexel University College of Medicine, Queen Lane Campus
2900 West Queen Lane
Philadelphia, PA 19129

Submit Your SOUTHEASTERN REGION Poster Abstract

Western Region
When: Saturday, November 5, 2016
Where: UPMC McKeesport
1500 Fifth Avenue
McKeesport, PA 15132

Submit Your WESTERN REGION Poster Abstract

Questions? Contact Sharon Fahrer, PA-ACP Meeting Manager, at sfahrer@pamedsoc.org or 888-817-3813.