Research Symposium Poster Presentation

Abstract Submissions

The Department of Medicine 14th Annual Research Symposium will be held on Friday, April 30, 2021. All DOM trainees are encouraged to submit one or more abstracts describing their original basic or clinical research. Submit your abstract and video pitch by April 5th by 5 p.m.

Submit your Abstract

Step 1:
Complete your Abstract word document (see guidelines and example below).

Step 2:
Complete the Research Symposium Abstract Submission Form below.

Step 3:
Create your 3- 5 minute Abstract Video Pitch (Video or Audio-Only accepted- See below for guidelines) and email your video URL to


Abstract Guidelines

Participants: Must be a Department of Medicine Junior Faculty member, Fellow, Resident, Postdoctoral Fellow, Medical Student, or Graduate Student. (Medical Students will count in the division only if there is a direct divisional collaboration.)

  • Abstract Length: less than 3,000 total characters (including spaces). No more than 1 page.
  • Abstract must be submitted as a Word Document. Please make sure it is the final version (no track changes showing)
  • Style/Font: Arial 11
  • Abstracts should be structured in the following sections: Introduction, Methods, Results and Conclusion and include Title, Participant’s Name, Division and Affiliation.
  • Abstract Example
  • As many abstracts as desired may be submitted. However, please note that if more than one abstract is submitted only one submission will be able to be presented. The abstract review committee will select which abstract will be used for oral and/or poster presentations.
    • Note: those selected for oral presentations will also be expected to create a poster (but will not present the poster formally during the poster-judging period).
  • All students and post-docs are encouraged to submit; please note that in order to win a recognition award, the abstract will be required to have a Department of Medicine mentor. You must list your mentor on the submission form.
  • If you submit an abstract and are affiliated with the Department of Medicine, you may be asked to present an oral presentation after the poster round.

ABSTRACT DEADLINE: April 5th by 5 p.m.


Create your Abstract Video Pitch:

Abstract Video Pitch DEADLINE: April 5th by 5 p.m. 


Research Symposium Abstract Submission Form

If you feel that you don't belong in one of the listed categories, please select the one you feel is the closest fit and contact us.

Please refrain from using all capital letters. Abstracts should be clear and concise. MUST BE attached as a WORD DOCUMENT and no more than one page in length.

The ABSTRACT MUST BE IN MICROSOFT WORD FORMAT. You will receive a confirmation email shortly after submitting your form. Note that your poster location and judging time slot will be sent to you the week prior to the Research Symposium.