Call for Abstracts & Posters

We have space for 8 Posters and Encourage Pediatricians, Residents and Medical Students to Apply to Share their Research at Annual Meeting

Posters

Poster Abstract Instructions

DEADLINE FOR SUBMISSION: September 12, 2020

Selected abstracts will be notified prior to the conference discount deadline.


Submitting an Abstract

  • Abstracts are required for all posters. Each abstract must use the Arial font in size 11. 
  • Avoid trade names whenever possible. Sometimes you need to say the trade name at least once, for clarity. For instance—natalizumab (Tysabri).
  • All authors that had influence over the content of the abstract must disclose. Please list the names of the authors and the corresponding financial disclosures at the end of the abstract.
  • Abstracts previously presented at a national/international meeting may be submitted. Please cite the meeting, location and date of previous presentation at the end of the abstract.


Preparation of Your Abstract

  • The title should be as brief as possible but long enough to indicate clearly the nature of the study. Capitalize the first letter of each word.
  • List the authors following the title. First name, last name, degree. List the affiliated institutions if appropriate.
  • Abstracts should state briefly and clearly the purpose, methods, results and conclusions of the work. There is a strict 300-word limit (title and references not included). Important! Abstracts which exceed the 300-word limit will be returned to the presenting author for modification and re-submission. Any abstract not conforming to the 300-word limit may be automatically rejected.


Sections to Include

  • Introduction: Clearly state the purpose of the abstract
  • Methods: Describe your selection of observations or experimental subjects clearly
  • Results: Present your results in a logical sequence in text, tables and illustrations
  • Conclusions: Emphasize new and important aspects of the study and conclusions that are drawn from them
  • References


Posters

FInal poster to be displayed must be sturdy enough to sit on an easel. 


Email abstract to: LDMcAllister@AAP.net


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