Poster Submission Deadline Extended!

Your knowledge is valuable to attendees of ABMS Conference 2018, so we are giving you some more time to submit your poster. Please complete your submission by midnight ET on Saturday, June 30.

Share your late-breaking research and evidence-based practices by submitting a poster. The ABMS Conference 2018 Poster Session is a great way to share your knowledge in one of the following subject areas: 

  • Assessment and Evaluation Methodologies
  • Board Operations 
  • Continuing Professional Development (CPD) 
  • Health Policy and Research 
  • Initial and Continuing Certification Programs
  • Marketing and Communications 
  • Organizational Development and Leadership
  • Patients as Partners 
  • Physician Well-being Initiatives 
  • Portfolio Program
  • Professionalism
  • Quality and Practice Improvement

ABMS invites its Member Boards as well as professionals in the areas of assessment and evaluation, continuing professional development, patient safety, health policy and research, and quality/practice improvement (QI/PI) to submit posters for Poster Session at ABMS Conference 2018: Achieving Improvement through Assessment and Learning. TOGETHER.
 
The Call for Posters will close on Saturday, June 30, 2018 at midnight ET. All authors will be notified of acceptance via email on or before July 20 to allow time to get the early bird registration by July 31.


ABMS Poster Submission Guidelines

  1. Presenting author(s) of accepted poster abstracts must register at the current registration rate to ABMS Conference 2018 (early bird registration closes on July 31, 2018). Submission of a poster abstract does not automatically confirm your registration for the ABMS Conference 2018. Register today!
  2. Poster submissions may be of original research, evidence-based practices or encore (repeat) presentations of previously presented research from one or more of the following subject areas:
    • Assessment and Evaluation Methodologies
    • Board Certification Operations
    • Continuing Professional Development (CPD) 
    • Health Policy and Research
    • Initial and Continuing Certification Programs
    • Marketing and Communications
    • Patients as Partners
    • Physician Well-being Initiatives
    • Portfolio Program
    • Professionalism
    • Quality and Practice Improvement 
  3. Poster submissions will range between 800 -1,000 words (titles, author names, affiliations, and disclosure information are not included in word counts). 
    • Title
    • Authors
    • Background
    • Objectives
    • Methods
    • Results
    • Conclusion/Discussion
  4. Author names will be listed in the order in which they will appear in printed text. One author per poster must attend ABMS Conference 2018
  5. Author professional affiliations will be published on all posters. 
  6. Disclosure information will be published on all posters. 
  7. There is no limit to the number of abstracts one author may submit for consideration. 
  8. The first author (submitter) will be responsible for communicating all ABMS poster presentation guidelines to additional authors/presenters. 

ABMS Poster Presentation Guidelines

  1. Maximum poster size is 42" high x 90" wide.
  2. All ABMS Poster Presenters are required to complete an ABMS disclosure form and publish disclosure information on the poster. 
  3. All ABMS Poster Presenters will bring their posters to ABMS Conference 2018. The ABMS Conference staff will not receive posters mailed to the site. 
  4. Detailed set-up instructions and final poster session logistics will be included in acceptance communications. 
  5. While first authors typically present to conference attendees, ABMS will allow other published authors to present. 
  6. Recording by any means (audiotaping, videotaping) of any presentation/session is prohibited except by an ABMS authorized agent or by first author(s) who wish to record their own presentation. 
  7. Presenters may use an iPad or tablet to facilitate their presentation, but it cannot be used in lieu of a printed poster. 

Additional Information and Questions

Please contact posters@abms.org