Welcome to the AFPPA 5th annual poster presentation and Student Research Review event. The poster presentations this year will be held at the AFPPA Fall CME 2016 Anaheim, CA.
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 not previously presented at a professional meeting or conference, excluding a PA programs conference/poster session, will be eligible for rewards. 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 25: Poster presentations in New Orleans
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 accepted posters will receive one complementary conference registration.
To submit a poster for review,
send an email to email@example.com with your poster attached.
Please include the following information in your email:
Name of presenter:
Affiliated authors (if any):
Affiliated program or association:
Title of the poster:
Author's email address:
Preferred method of contact:
Attending the conference (yes or no):
All abstracts must be submitted by a PA or PA student who is an active fellow or student member of AFPPA (membership rates are nominal); 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 may be waived for faculty sponsoring students in Bachelor, Master, or Doctorate programs.
Individuals or companies who are interested in presenting scientific information must have participation by a physician assistant. If not 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 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 are encouraged to register for the conference but are not required to do so in order to present. For more information on registration and costs please contact email@example.com or call 508-998-6000.