2012 Accelerating Primary Care Conference / November 18 - 20 / Fairmont Banff Springs Hotel / Banff, AB
Please note: The abstract submission deadline has now passed. No further submissions will be accepted.
Submissions of abstracts for poster and oral presentation at the Accelerating Primary Care Conference are invited.
Abstracts should discuss and report on initiatives, projects, collaborations, research and/or program evaluations that have taken place or are currently taking place. We are particularly interested in posters that provide insight into the benefits and experiences of primary care initiatives undertaken in your practice.
Abstracts will be reviewed by a Scientific Review Committee. Criteria include scientific content or innovation in practice; presentation of material, oral summary, and ability to respond to questions from delegates. Abstracts selected for presentation will be provided to conference participants and posted on the conference website.
Dedicated poster viewing time will be scheduled into the conference
program. Presenters are required to stand beside their poster during
this time to interact with delegates. Posters will be judged on-site
for a best poster award.
Submission Deadline: August 13, 2012
Although any topic pertinent to Primary Care will be considered, we encourage abstracts on innovative and/or successful initiatives addressing the following themes:
Abstracts must not exceed 350 words. The following headings must be used in your abstract and will be included in your overall word count:
Context: A short, general statement of the reason for the initiative.
Objective: Describe the problem and any related background and/or evidence.
Methods: Design and methods used.
Results: Provide a summary of the findings. This section should be the focus of your abstract.
Conclusion: Implications for practice.
Abstract Form Submission
When you email your completed submission form you will receive a confirmation of acceptance within 48 hours. If you do not receive this confirmation please phone to ensure that your submission has been received.
Abstracts will undergo a peer review process. The Scientific Review Committee will assess each abstract based on its adherence to format, scientific merit and alignment with the overall conference objectives and themes. The highest rated submissions will be selected for oral presentation.
Authors of abstracts will be contacted via email by August 31, 2012. All selected abstracts will be made available to conference delegates.
Presentation at the Conference
By submitting abstracts to the conference, submitters authorize, upon acceptance, the permission to reproduce their abstract in the conference syllabus and on the conference website.
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