The Georgia Academy of Family Physicians is seeking submissions for the Annual Research Poster Presentation to be held Friday, November 15, 2019, during the GAFP’s Family Medicine Weekend. In addition, GAFP is partnering with the Georgia Primary Care Association seeking submissions for community-based abstracts for the GPCA Annual Meeting, October 11, 2019.
Criteria/Who Can Participate:
Submissions from Pathway to Medical School Pre-med students, and GAFP members who are medical students, residents and practicing physicians/fellows are welcome.
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 and completed. Concurrent (2019) submissions to other conferences such as the North American Primary Care Research Group (NAPCRG) and Society of Teachers of Family Medicine (STFM) are encouraged. Medical student projects previously presented at medical schools or on student “Research Days” are accepted.
How to Submit Proposal:
Application Form: One application form should be completed for each abstract and poster submission. Please indicate on the entry form the primary presenter (the on-site person) and please indicate if an advisor or coordinator was involved in the completion of the research poster, and the extent of their participation.
Abstract: One copy of the abstract should be submitted with an electronic copy of your poster. The abstract should be no longer than 250 words.
Poster: A one-page copy of the poster display (e.g., created in PowerPoint, Photoshop, Publisher, or Canva etc. and saved both in its original form and as a PDF).
Submit to GAFP: Submit application form, abstract, and electronic copy of your poster to Felicia Kenan, at firstname.lastname@example.org by September 6, 2019.
October 11, 2019: GPCA Annual Meeting, The Hotel at Avalon, 9000 Avalon Blvd, Alpharetta, GA. 30009 (Research that’s Beneficial to the Community for more information contact Theresa Jacobs, MD email@example.com)
November 15, 2019: GAFP Family Medicine Weekend, Atlanta Evergreen Marriott Conference Resort – Stone Mountain, GA, 4021 Lakeview Drive, Stone Mountain, GA 30083. In addition to displaying their posters electronically, the top submissions from each category (Pre-med students, medical students, residents and practicing physicians/fellows) will be chosen to do a small presentation on the abstract mainstage during the meeting.
- September 6, 2019: Abstract submission deadline. Submit applications and abstracts to firstname.lastname@example.org.
- October 14, 2019: Deadline to Notify Submitters of Acceptance
- October 21, 2019: Deadline to Notify Oral Presenters
- October 24, 2019: Deadline for Oral Presentation Acceptance/Response
- November 7, 2019: Deadline to Submit Electronic Poster to email@example.com
Download a PDF of the proposal guidelines here