The purpose of the National Conference poster competition is to stimulate research by medical students and family medicine residents, to provide a venue to share innovative and effective educational programs, to showcase unique community projects, and to encourage networking among medical students and residents with similar interests.
The required online application must be completed and submitted to the AAFP by April 1, 2017. An abstract of the poster presentation must accompany the application. Applicants will be notified by May 15. Incomplete applications will not be considered.
To enter the 2017 National Conference poster competition, medical students and family medicine residents presenting the poster onsite must be:
The online application does not allow you to save and return to resume the application at a later time. Before starting your application, have all materials and information listed below ready and in the required format.
Applicants must include all information outlined for each category below — five-page maximum, excluding the Reference page for Clinical Inquiry entries. Please bold each section header for easier reading by judges.
Research (See example.(2 page PDF))
Clinical Inquiry (See example.(3 page PDF))
Community Project and Educational Program (See example.(2 page PDF))
Poster judging is a two-tier process.
2. On-site Poster Presentation
Outstanding poster presentations will be recognized during National Conference. The top resident and top student will earn a trip to the 2017 Family Medicine Experience (FMX), September 12-16, in San Antonio, TX, to present their poster. No monetary awards are offered.
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