ABSTRACT SUBMISSION GUIDELINES
The UTMB Center for Global Health Education is proud to announce a call for abstracts for the 6th Annual Global Health Education Symposium – The Role of Academic Institutions in Global Health Policy, Implementation, and Leadership to be held in Galveston, Texas on Saturday, October 14th, 2017.
We welcome abstracts from all fields involved in global health work (medical, research, social sciences, public health, health professions, etc...).
Trainees (students enrolled in a degree program, Residents, Postdoctoral Fellows, Clinical Fellows) will be automatically considered for monetary Poster Awards.
July 6th – Call for abstracts opens
August 14th – Deadline for abstract submissions
Approximately September 11th – Notification of acceptance
October 14th – Presentation at symposium
Abstracts should be submitted via online form. Submission deadline has passed.
Only .pdf files will be accepted for abstracts
The page size must be US letter
Abstracts should be no longer than 300 words and titles no longer than 50 words
Background: In a few sentences, indicate the purpose and objective of the project, the hypothesis that was tested or a description of the problem being analyzed or evaluated.
Methods: Describe the setting/location for the project, study design, study population, ethical considerations, data collection and methods of analysis used.
Results: If available, present as clearly and detailed as possible the findings/outcome of the project, with specific results in summarized form.
Conclusions: Briefly discuss the data and main outcome of the study. Emphasize the implications of the results for future projects, policy, or research.
-When results or data are not available, a description of a final product or intended analysis is acceptable
-Previously published, presented, or unpublished work is welcome
All submissions will be peer reviewed by a project committee, which will select abstracts to be presented as posters, demonstrations, or oral presentations.
Symposium registration (available soon) is required to present but not to submit. The symposium will take place on October 14, 2017 in Levin Hall at the University of Texas Medical Branch in Galveston.
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Submission deadline has passed.