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Annual Poster Symposium - Call for Posters

Submission Deadline: November 15, 2020

The Physicians Society of Central Florida (PSCF) is issuing a Call for Scientific Posters for the 2021 Poster Symposium taking place during the PSCF Celebration of Medicine & Installation of Officers, January 26, 2020 at the Interlachen Country Club.

GENERAL POSTER SYMPOSIUM 

RULES FOR SUBMISSION OF POSTERS: 

  • Presenting author must be a resident/fellow or medical student in Orange, Osceola, or Seminole County and a member of the Physicians Society of Central Florida.
  • Poster applications must be submitted by November 15, 2020.
  • Presenting author MUST be able to attend the symposium on Tuesday, January 26, 2020.
  • Applicants are limited to ONE abstract submission.
  • Each author may present ONE poster only

Cash prizes will be awarded to the top three posters.

Winners of the General Poster Competition will be announced during the Annual Meeting. All Poster Presenters are invited to attend the Annual Meeting.

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:

  • Explain the project/case report concisely
  • Clarify the relevance of the project/case
  • Answer questions thoroughly


Poster specifications: The PSCF 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 PSCF will make final decisions about eligibility. The PSCF reserves the right to deny any application that, in the opinion of the reviewers, is deemed promotional, commercial or unethical. 

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