NYACP Poster Competition: One More Month Left to Submit!

Source: NYACP

Call for Abstracts

Deadline to Submit
The abstract competition is now open. The deadline to submit is Friday, September 6, 2013 by 5:00pm EST.Your Program/Clerkship Directors will be notified of competition results by October 7, 2013.

NYACP staff WILL NOT notify individuals of the results.

2013 New York Chapter ACP Resident and Medical Student Forum
Saturday, November 9, 2013
University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry
415 Elmwood Avenue
Center for Experimental Learning (CEL)
Class of ’62 Auditorium & Flaum Atrium
Rochester, NY  14642

If you have worked on a research project or have an interesting clinical case, submit your abstract for a chance to present it at the New York ACP Poster Session. Separate poster competitions for residents and medical students will be held for entries in the following categories:

  • Research
  • Clinical Vignette
  • Public policy/advocacy
  • Patient safety/outcomes measurement

If your abstract is chosen, you will be invited to present your abstract at the NYACP Resident and Medical Student Forum on Saturday, November 9, 2013 at the University of Rochester School of Medicine.

Click on each category to learn more:

The deadline to submit your abstract is Friday, September 6, 2013 5:00pm EST.  Program/Clerkship Directors will be notified of competition results. NYACP staff WILL NOT notify individuals of the results.
How to Submit| top
Follow these steps in order to submit your abstract.

You Must:

  1. Be an ACP member. You can sign up for membership online: www.acponline.org/membership. You must have an ACP member number to be eligible to submit online.
  2. Be currently enrolled as a student at a New York State Medical or Osteopathic School or enrolled in an Internal Medicine residency or specialty fellowship training program within New York State.
  3. Have your Program Director review your abstract and complete a Program Director Authorization Form. This will ensure that your abstract is supported by your Program Director and  is in correct and acceptable formatting and language.
  4. Submit a Processing fee: There is a $25.00 processing fee for each abstract submitted.  This fee is payable by credit card, check or money order.  
  5. Submit your abstract.  A link to submit your abstract is provided to you after successfully submitting the processing fee. Please look for the link in the thank you message that appears after you submit your credit card information.

 Processing Feestop

By Credit Card: You must enter the following information exactly as it appears on your credit card billing statement or it will be declined: name, complete billing address including zip code and card information. If you are using someone else’s credit card, please make sure to identify the cardholder on the form. Once your credit card is accepted, you can submit your abstract. Each abstract has a $25 submission fee.  The System will not take Debit cards, if your credit card declines after two times, then you can submit a check.

By Check/Money Order: You can send a check or money order, made payable to the NY Chapter ACP and mail it to: 744 Broadway, Albany, NY  12207. Once your payment is received we will then send you a link to submit your abstract. All payments made  by check or money order must be received by September 2, 2013 and you will have until September 6th  to submit your abstract.

Rules and Regulations | top

  • Abstract/Poster Official Competition Rules
  • Abstract/Poster Competition Regulations for Submission
  • Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ’s)


  • Only one abstract may be entered with each payment of $25. Our system will detect multiple entries. If you have not paid for both entries, all of your abstracts will be disqualified.
  • Do not share the abstract submission link, we will disqualify all abstracts that are sent in without payment.


NO edits are allowed on submitted abstracts. Please be sure that all errors are corrected before submitting. And your program director has reviewed and approved your abstract.

Up to 2 abstracts may be submitted, both require the $25 processing fee. A maximum of 2 Abstracts (regardless of category) may be submitted per person. If 2 abstracts were submitted, and both were accepted, only one can be presented at the competition, and the resident/medical student must notify NYACP office within 5 days of notification which abstract they will present. The second author will not be eligible to present if the first author is available to present.  If the first author is not available to present, then the second author can present the accepted abstract.

If you make an error on your abstract you may submit a revision but a separate $25 processing fee is required for the new submission and this will be considered as two abstract entries, however, we will replace the first abstract with the second entry.

If you have any questions, please contact Karen Tucker at (518) 427-0366 or email: ktucker@nyacp.org  

Last Updated: 07.24.13

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