2020 Poster Competition

Member in Training Scientific Poster Competition

Purpose: To showcase work in medical research by South Carolina Neurology residents and Neurology subspecialty fellows.

Date/Location:
March 13, 2020 (Friday), 5:00 pm-6:00 pm
SCNA Annual Meeting Welcome Reception


Prizes:
1st place $300
2nd place $200
3rd place $100


Eligible: All current SCNA Members in Training who are in good standing at their residency program.

Entry Deadline: March 10, 2020

Criteria for entry: Original abstracts that have or have not been presented at other meetings will be considered. The poster can summarize original research, including data driven research, literature review, or case presentation. Posters can have multiple authors, but only one award per poster will be given. The lead author of the poster must be a SCNA Resident Member and must be present for the poster to be judged in competition. Medical students are also encouraged to participate and may be a co-author but may not be first author. Only one abstract per first author can be accepted. Only first author will receive prize money. If the research content has been supported by a research grant, the lead author must be the principal investigator listed on the awarded grant.

Guidelines: The body of the poster abstract should be organized as follows:

  1. Title
  2. Purpose of the study
  3. Simple statement of methods
  4. Summary of results
  5. Statement of conclusions

Presenting author must be listed first with all other coauthors and all involved institutions, city and state. Your posters must be set up by 5:00 pm and taken down by 7:00 pm. Presenting author must attend the poster Session 5:00 pm -6:00 pm to answer any questions. Awards will be presented at the SCNA Business Meeting at 11:30 am on Saturday. Checks will be mailed within three weeks of the annual meeting. Competition will be limited to the first 20 posters. SCNA Annual Meeting registration fee will be waived for all entrants.

Poster: Poster board (size) is 4’ x 6’ and will be provided for you. Easels will also be provided.

Submit to:
South Carolina Neurological Association
Attn: Marie Queen
1215 Anthony Avenue
Columbia, SC 29201

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