Pediatric Research Day – March 27, 2020 – Call for Abstracts and Data Blitz slide due March 13.

To: All Fellows, Residents, Medical  Students, Postdoctoral Fellows, and Graduate Students

Re: Call for Posters and Oral Presentations for Pediatric Research Day – Friday, March 27, 2020

We invite all fellows, residents, medical students, postdoctoral fellows, and graduate students to present their research in poster and oral format on Friday, March 27, 2020. Recent and ongoing work or studies performed as part of summer projects are welcome.

The oral presentations will be 1 minute in length in a data blitz format and will be a brief summary of what will be presented at the poster session. One PowerPoint slide will be expected for each abstract. The data blitz will take place in the UI Stead Family Children’s Hospital Conference Center JCP 2415 (located across from Elevator F, Level 2) on Friday, March 27th from 3:15 – 4:00 pm.  

The poster session and reception will be held from 4:00 to 5:00 pm at the same location. All pediatric faculty, trainees and their colleagues are invited to attend the poster session. Appetizers and beverages will be served. This session will follow an afternoon of presentations highlighting basic and translational research in the Stead Family Department of Pediatrics.

Cash prizes will be given for the best presentations in the areas of basic and translational/clinical research.

Please submit an abstract and data blitz slide of your presentation to Cheri Stevens (email: The deadline for submission is Friday, March 13, 2020. See here for templates for the abstract and data blitz slide.

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