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Call for Abstracts

Call for Abstracts

The Call for Abstracts is now closed and the ACGME is no longer accepting submissions.

Abstract submitters will be notified on Friday, December 16, 2016 if their abstract has been accepted for display as a poster during the 2017 ACGME Annual Educational Conference.

All accepted poster presenters are required to register for the conference. Posters without at least one registered author will not be displayed.

Accepted presenters must prepare a poster for the Reception and must be available from 5:30-8:30 p.m. on Thursday, March 9 to discuss it.

Please note: The ACGME does not endorse any products or services provided by outside vendors. Therefore, promotions or advertisements of any kind are not allowed at the Annual Educational Conference. Discussion must be limited to desired operational solutions contained in the software with no mention of proprietary products.

Poster Display Information

The poster board surface is approximately 6' wide by 4' high. **Poster displays must be assembled on Thursday, March 9, between 9:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m. All posters must be assembled by 2:00 p.m. on Thursday and removed by 12:00 p.m. on Saturday**. The ACGME will not ship back any posters remaining after 12:00 p.m. on Saturday..

The Poster Reception is scheduled for Thursday, March 9 from 5:30-8:30 p.m. Poster presenters are expected to be at their display during this time.

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Frequently Asked Questions - Abstracts

How long should my abstract be?
Submitted abstracts must be under one page, using Arial 10pt font and one-inch margins. If accepted, your abstract will be printed in the Conference Mobile App. Each abstract receives only one page.

Do I need to register for the conference?
All presenters are required to register for the conference.

How will I know if my abstract is accepted?
The submitting author will be notified by December 16, 2016.

How big should the posters be?
The poster board surface is approximately 6' wide by 4' high.

When is the Poster Reception?
The Poster Reception is Thursday, March 9 from 5:30-8:30 p.m.

When can I set up?
Poster presentations must be hung on Thursday, March 9 between 9:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m.

What if I need to make changes in the abstract?
Changes cannot be made after the submission deadline.

I am the second author. Will I be contacted?
All correspondence (primarily conducted through e-mail) will be sent to the submitting author.

How do I receive the poster presenter conference rate?
Instructions will be provided with your acceptance email.

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Conference Information
When: March 9-12, 2017
Where: Rosen Shingle Creek Resort, Orlando, Florida

Registration will be open from early November through the end of January.

The Call for Abstracts will be open from mid-September through early November.

Contact Us

General conference questions:

Registration and payment questions:
Andrea Rio

Abstract or poster questions:

CLER abstract or poster questions:

Session content questions:
Department of Educational Activities

Continuing Medical Education (CME) questions:

Exhibitor questions:

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