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2016 Annual Research Poster Competition

The Georgia Academy of Family Physicians is seeking submissions for the Annual Research Poster Presentation to be held Friday, November 11, 2016, during the GAFP’s Annual Scientific Assembly.

Posters presented may be research results, case reports, summer projects, or educational projects.  Posters may address any topic relevant to family medicine.  Submissions must be of original work not yet published or presented at regional or national meetings.  Medical student projects previously presented at medical schools or student “Research Days” are accepted. Concurrent (2016) submissions to other conferences such as NAPCRG and STFM are considered legitimate and are, in fact, encouraged.

Please visit the GAFP website and access the Poster Competition information by clicking on the CME & Events tab, then selecting the Research Poster Competition link.  Complete the entry form and submit it back to Angela Flanigan at aflanigan@gafp.org by Friday, October 7th with the requested information.

Each submission will be reviewed by a panel of judges and accepted posters will be notified via email by Friday, October 21st. Posters will be judged for awards at the time of presentation at the meeting.  Review will focus on the Significance of findings for practicing family physicians; Quality of presentation of findings; and, Quality of methods used to generate findings.

Awards up to $500 will be awarded to an outstanding pre-med student(s), medical student(s), and resident(s). Practicing physicians/fellow receive a recognition award.

For more information, please contact Angela Flanigan (800) 392-3841 or aflanigan@gafp.org.