Premedical and post-baccalaureate students who have led or participated in community-relevant work focused on health and wellness. Affiliation with Stanford University or Stanford School of Medicine is not a requirement. Presenters must have had a significant role in the project and have the appropriate authorization from the primary author/co-authors to deliver an oral or poster presentation.
What types of abstracts are eligible for submission?
- Abstracts containing community-based, community-based participatory, or translational research findings based on initiatives targeting specific populations in a community or region.
- Abstracts featuring case reports, retrospective, or case studies may be submitted
- Abstracts previously presented at local, regional, national, or international meetings may be submitted.
- Abstracts published as an article accepted for publication (including manuscripts) in printed or electronic formats may be submitted.
- Ideal submissions will highlight projects, programs, initiatives, activities, or events that:
- Focus on a health inequity/health disparities-related issue
- Target traditionally vulnerable or underserved segments of the population
- Highlight a local or regional health/wellness issue
- Were conducted with a community partner
- Improve health, illness, or wellness broadly (education and awareness, political activism, community-building and organizing, faith-based and social interventions are eligible) in the Northern California region
- Scientific abstracts with no connection to community/population health or wellness will be rejected.
How are projects presented?
Projects will be selected for oral presentation or skill-building workshops. You will submit an ELECTRONIC poster for in BOTH .pdf and .ppt formats. There is no cost for your particiaption.
Author requirements for submission
- Authors, co-authors, and other authorized project assistants are permitted to submit abstracts
- Submission of an abstract and poster constitutes a commitment by the submitting party or designee to present if the abstract is accepted.
- Expenses associated with the submission and presentation of an abstract are the sole responsibility of the presenters/co-presenters
- Don't forget to REGISTER for the symposium.
How do I submit a project and abstract?
All submissions MUST be completed online NO LATER THAN 11:59 p.m. on May 31, 2019, PST. No faxed, emailed, or mailed submissions will be accepted.
Is there a fee to submit a project or abstract?
There is no fee to submit an abstract, present, or participate in this symposium.
Are symposium-related expenses covered or reimbursed?
Expenses, including travel and lodging, associated with the submission and presentation of a project are the sole responsibility of the presenters/co-presenters
Can I edit an abstract that has already been submitted?
No. It is recommended that you complete the call for submissions offline and submit once you have made all of your edits.
When will I be notified of my submission status?
Notifications will be sent via email on or before June 8, 2019.