Medical Education

CALL FOR ABSTRACTS- 2020 GME RESEARCH DAY AT GARDEN CITY HOSPITAL

ABSTRACTS MUST BE RECEIVED BY WEDNESDAY APRIL 1ST, 2020

Cash awards will be given to the top three papers

Notification of accepted papers will be made by April 15th

It is our pleasure to announce our 2020 GME Research Day at Garden City Hospital on Friday May 1st, 2020. Residents from all programs, fellows, faculty, and medical students rotating at GCH are expected to submit abstracts. Considering this is the first Research day in the institution, the theme for this year will focused on “Promoting an Inquiring Mind in GME” by sharing and encouraging peer-to-peer learning, dialogue and scholarly insight in our institution.

The meeting will provide sessions with two formats: Conventional oral presentations (15 minutes plus 5 minutes questions) and posters. Presentation and poster guidelines will be posted by the end of March in New Innovations and in our Medical Education website.

Recommended Abstract Format:

  • Title
  • Authors & affiliation
  • Introduction
  • Methods
  • Results
  • Discussion
  • Conclusion
  • References

Word limit for abstracts:

Title: 125 characters max.

Body of abstract: 250 words max.

Suggested Abstract topics:

  • Program and Institutional Accreditation
  • Education
  • Innovations in the clinical learning environment
  • Program evaluations/assessments
  • Scholarly activity:case reports, retrospective studies, QI projects, Interventional studies.
  • Clinical Learning Environment (CLER: wellness, professionalism, Patient Safety, Transition of care, Fatigue management, health care quality)

Abstract Review Criteria:

  • Innovation/novelty: advancement of knowledge, and/or improvement of capabilities.
  • Quality: The results should be substantive and not just implied. Where appropriate:
    • Comprehensive statistical analysis should be applied.
    • Images should be of the highest quality.
    • All recommendations involving clinical medicine must be based on evidence that is accepted within the profession of medicine as adequate justification for their indications and contraindications in the care of patients.
  • Impact: The method or data in the abstract should aim to advance or change the field in significant ways.
  • IRB approval, include approval #.