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2019
8:00 AM - 3:30 PM
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10th Annual Pediatrics Research Retreat

Li Ka Shing Center for Learning & Knowledge

The Department of Pediatrics invites submissions for oral and posters abstracts for the 10th Annual Pediatrics Research Retreat: Ten Years of Scientific Discovery & Innovation. This is an opportunity for faculty, fellows, residents, postdocs, and students of all disciplines to share the latest research developments in their field. Abstracts should represent completed research focused in the clinical or basic sciences.

Call for Abstracts

Now Accepting Oral & Poster Abstracts!

Abstract deadline: January 15, 2019 at 5pm PST

Event Registration

Event Registration -  Opens in February 2019

This event is free and open to all including faculty, staff, fellows, residents, postdocs, students, and all other interested members of the community. 

Call for Abstracts

Now Accepting Oral & Poster Abstracts!

Abstract deadline: January 15, 2019 at 5pm PST

Abstract Submission Guidelines & Information

The Department of Pediatrics invites submissions for oral and poster abstracts for the 10th Annual Pediatrics Research Retreat: Ten Years of Scientific Discovery and Innovation. This is an opportunity for faculty, fellows, residents, postdocs, and students of all disciplines to share the latest research developments in their field. Abstracts should represent completed research focused in the clinical or basic sciences. All abstracts must be submitted no later than January 15, 2019 at 5:00pm PST.

We recommend that you prepare your abstract in a word processing application and then paste each component into the corresponding online section. Your abstract should not exceed 500 words. An abstract submission is considered a commitment to attend the retreat and present, if accepted.

Abstract decisions will be sent to the contact author in February 2019. All abstracts will undergo a review process by the Research Retreat Executive Committee reviewers. Fellows, Residents, Postdocs, and Students are strongly encouraged to submit their work.

Oral Presentations
Five trainees will be selected to present an oral presentation as part of the main agenda. Oral presentations are a short 10 minute overview of the research, and 5 minutes for Q&A.

Poster Presentations
Poster presenters are expected to be available to discuss their research with session attendees during the poster session(s).

Important Dates

Call for Abtracts Opens:
November 2019

Submission Deadline: 
January 15, 2019, 5:00pm PST

Committee Review of Submissions: 
end of January 2019

Accepted submissions will be notified of their scheduled times in the final program: 
February 2019

Event Registration Opens: 
February 2019

10th Annual Pediatrics Research Retreat: 
April 19, 2019

General Guidelines

  • Abstracts must be submitted online no later than January 15, 2019 5:00pm PST
  • All abstracts must be submitted online
  • Each submission will be reviewed by the Research Retreat Executive Committee.
  • Submissions will be reviewed and selected for either a poster or oral presentation. 
  • Five trainees will be selected to present an oral presentation as part of the main agenda.
  • Fellows, Residents, Postdocs, and Students are strongly encouraged to submit their work.

Proposals are limited to 500 words and must include:

  • Research Statement/Research Question 
  • Background and Relevance of the Study 
  • Design and Methods 
  • Results 
  • Conclusions

 

Required but not included in 500 word count:

  • Title
  • Author(s) and affiliated institutions
  • References

 

Proposals will be reviewed using the following criteria:

  • Clarity of research statement/question
  • Strength of background and relevance of the study
  • Strength of research design and methods
  • Relevance of results
  • Soundness of conclusions
  • Clarity of writing