Welcome to the AFPPA third poster presentation and Student Research Review event. The poster presentations this year will be held on Thursday September 18th in Phoenix Arizona at the Arizona Grand Resort, Phoenix ·
AFPPA welcomes poster submissions from both active physician assistant students and graduate physician assistants.
Submissions are encouraged in any of the following areas:
1. Empirical research (involves collecting and analyzing data from research subjects)
2. Case report
3. Practice improvement
4. Curricular innovation
5. Professional outreach/advocacy
6. Medical mission/service project
Posters must be original and need to be completed at the time of submission. Posters previously presented at a professional meeting or conference will be accepted for review. Posters based on graduate course work or an extracurricular project are encouraged and will also be accepted for review. Literature reviews are not acceptable for poster presentation.
Graduate PA Gallery Awards
1st: Free conference registration and on-site acknowledgement, one night's stay at the Hotel, and publicity in AFPPA Partner Journals.
2nd & 3rd: Acknowledgement at conference and publicity in AFPPA Partner Journals
Student PA Gallery Awards
1st: $250 cash award, free conference registration, travel
stipend and one night's stay at the Hotel.and publicity in AFPPA Partner Journals.
2nd and 3rd: Acknowledgement at conference and invited to present on-site, and publicity in AFPPA Partnered Journals
General information and requirements for the poster event are outlined below. If you meet the requirements and are considering submitting a poster for review, please download and review Creating a Successful Poster Presentation .
- August 1st, 11:59 p.m. EST: Deadline for abstract submission.
- August 15th: Final decision regarding acceptance. Authors will be notified of the decision by email.
- September 1st: Decision of poster presenters to attend annual meeting.
- September 18th: Poster presentation in Phoenix.
Authors of accepted abstracts are encouraged to make their own travel arrangements to present and discuss their research at the Annual Conference. Reminder: Presenting authors have until September 1st to confirm their attendance at the Annual Conference. All students presenters will receive complementary conference registration. All graduate presenteres will receive reduced registration pricing.
To submit a poster for review, click here.
Make sure to attach your poster. (If the above link doesn't work, send an email to email@example.com with your poster attached. Make sure to include the information outlined in Creating a Successful Poster Presentation
All abstracts must be submitted by a PA or PA student who is an active fellow or student member of AFPPA; and can claim authorship in the project. Authorship is defined as substantial participation; which includes involvement in the concept and design, or analysis and interpretation of data, drafting the article or revising it critically for important intellectual content and final approval of the version to be published. Authorship is not acceptable if the author only provides encouragement, physical facilities, financial support, critiques or editorial contributions.
An individual may be the submitting author on up to two abstracts, but cannot be included as an author on more than three. Authorship limitations maybe waived for faculty sponsoring students in Bachelor, Master, or Doctorate programs.
Individuals or companies who are interested in presenting scientific information but did not have substantial participation by a physician assistant are encouraged to refrain from this presentation at this time. They are encouraged to submit their information for exhibit in the AFFPA exhibit hall. Please submit a request through www.afppa.org on the contact us tab and be sure to mention the Research and Education committee in your request. For more information on presenting in the exhibit hall, contact Minnie Chau at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Expenses associated with the submission, preparation and presentation of posters is the responsibility of the presenter. Presenters who are accepted by AFPPA may register for the conference but are not required to do in order to present. Additionally if an accepted presenter wishes to attend the conference they may do so at a reduced rate. For more information on registration and costs please contact email@example.com or call 508-998-6000.