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|DCMA Resident’s Day - Call For Posters|
DCMA Resident’s Day - CALL FOR POSTERS
SUBMISSION DEADLINE: August 1, 2019
The Dade County Medical Association (DCMA) is issuing a Call for Scientific Posters for the 2019 Poster Symposium taking place during the DCMA Resident’s Day 2019 being held on September 21, 2019 at the Firefighters Memorial Building in Doral.
GENERAL POSTER SYMPOSIUM:
Divided into two categories: Basic Research and Clinical Case Report
RULES FOR SUBMISSION OF POSTERS:
Advanced Judging: Once all abstracts are submitted, a team of judges will review all abstracts based on the following CRITERIA:
Project/case report design and methods: Project/clinical vignette is clearly designed; scientific/clinical procedures are appropriate and well organized; Author uses a logical scientific method and appropriate methodology/relevant history, physicals, and complementary studies are included.; Presenter exhibits a good understanding of the methods used/case report.
Data: Effort has been made to identify all significant variables affecting the experimental results/case report, and those variables not manipulated as part of the experimental design have been controlled or there is an organized and logical algorithm of case presentation; Clinical topic is interesting and relevant to scientific knowledge.; Data is presented in a clear and understandable manner with an effort to eliminate bias.
Discussion/Conclusion: The effect of experimental error was estimated and considered when drawing the discussion/conclusion or the discussion/conclusion are relevant and pertinent to the case.; Potential pitfalls and limitations of the project/case have been addressed.; The discussion and conclusion use relevant sources to compare and contrast the information that exists in literature.; The conclusion is consistent with the data and/or observations/case.
Organization/Visual Presentation: Visuals are easy to read and logically organized; Grammar and syntax are correct.
On-site Judging: Authors poster presentation will be evaluated based on the author’s ability to achieve the following:
Poster specifications: The DCMA will provide specific guidance and a template, as well as personal assistance via phone/email to ensure that each presenter has everything s/he needs to prepare a successful poster. Detailed instructions regarding the poster process will be sent with your acceptance email.
Content and Ethical Considerations: Posters are intended to convey a scientific result and may not contain advertisements for commercial interests, products or services. Volunteer physician members of the DCMA will make final decisions about eligibility. The DCMA reserves the right to deny any application that, in the opinion of the reviewers, is deemed promotional, commercial or unethical.