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2016 Chapter Abstract Competition

2016 Chapter Abstract Competition

We are pleased to announce the 2016 Abstract Competition for ACP Puerto Rico Chapter. Details about the competition site, which will be held on November 12, will be posted shortly.

This is an ACP Resident/Fellow Members' and Medical Students' competition. First author and presenter must be a Resident/Fellow Member or Medical Student member of the ACP Puerto Rico Chapter. Residents and Medical Students may apply for membership online.

Abstracts will be accepted into two categories: Clinical Vignette (reports of one or more cases that illustrate a rare disease entity or an unusual clinical presentation of an established disease, and Basic or Clinical Research (clinical and/or laboratory research, delineating a new investigation into mechanisms of disease or consisting of a detailed review of a clinical problem). Refer to How to Write a Clinical Vignette Abstract and How to Write a Research Abstract for more information.

We highly encourage you to submit early. You will receive an e-mail notification once your abstract has been successfully submitted. Please use your most used e-mail address when submitting the abstract. All communication regarding the abstract competition will be sent electronically.

Abstracts can only be submitted electronically via the online abstract form on the chapter Web site. The word limit is 450 words. All presentations must be in English.

Deadline for entries is 11:59 p.m. Atlantic Time on Wednesday, October 5, 2016.

Please contact Ricardo Fernandez, MD, FACP with questions about the abstract competition.

Thank you.

Jose Lozada-Costas, MD, FACP
Governor, ACP Puerto Rico Chapter