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2022 Puerto Rico Chapter Abstract Competition

The 2022 Puerto Rico Chapter abstract competition will be held Saturday, October 15, 2022 at the La Concha Hotel in San Juan.  

This is an ACP Resident/Fellow Members' and Medical Students' competition. First author and presenter must be a Resident/Fellow or Medical Student member of the ACP Puerto Rico Chapter. Residents and Medical Students may apply for membership online.  The deadline for submissions is Wednesday, August 26, 2022.

Upon review by the Scientific Committee, if accepted, the committee will determine the categories of the abstract and if it will be an oral or poster presentation. The abstract may be a Clinical Vignette (reports of one or more cases that illustrate a rare disease entity or an unusual clinical presentation of an established disease), 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), Quality Improvement, or High-Value, Cost-Conscious Care. Refer the Guide to Preparing for the Abstract Competition for more information. The Scientific Committee decision is final.

Abstracts can only be submitted electronically via the online abstract form on the chapter Web site. The word limit is 450 words and must conform the specifications in Guide to Preparing for the Abstract Competition

Please use the abstract submission form posted on the chapter website, which will be available in mid-July.

Please note that your abstracts must include your institutional affiliation and it must be pre‑approved by your Training Program Director prior your electronic submission. In the case of medical students, it must be pre-approved by the Chief of Internal Medicine Department or Dean of the School of Medicine prior to the submission. You should specify that person as your Program Director in the submission form.

Please contact Hilton Franqui-RiveraMD via email at acpprvignettes@gmail.com, with questions about the abstract competition.