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Carolinas Via Research Recognition Day 2023

When: February 10, 2023 All day
Campus: Carolinas

Location: VCOM-Carolinas, 350 Howard Street, Spartanburg, SC 29303

The Edward Via College of Osteopathic Medicine (VCOM) – Carolinas Campus will hold its Ninth Annual Via Research Recognition Day on Friday, February 10, 2023. Research Day is a significant event for VCOM and supports the mission of the College to provide medical education and research that prepares globally-minded, community-focused physicians and improves the health of those most in need.

Registration

Registration is FREE but required for all participants, including students and poster presenters. Registration opens on November 11, 2022, and the deadline to register is January 27, 2023

With registration for this event, you get:

  • Program materials
  • Lunch will be provided during the event
  • Full access to all event activities

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For any problems with registration, please email researchday-cc@carolinas.vcom.edu.

Speakers

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How do I participate?

Attendees are invited to share their research in poster format. Poster abstracts must be accepted for the event for posters to be displayed. The Via Research Recognition Day features an optional poster competition with distinct categories: Research by a medical resident can be in the following categories: Biomedical Research, Clinical Research, Clinical Case Reports, Educational Research, and Simulation Research.

Guidelines for Writing Research Abstracts for Posters (DOC)

Research Day Abstract Submission Form (DOC)

Abstracts must be submitted electronically to researchday-cc@carolinas.vcom.edu using the Abstract Submission Form at the link above. The deadline for abstract submission is Friday, November 18.

Please note: In the interest of professionalism and fairness no extensions for abstract submission will be granted

For questions about abstract submissions or participation in the poster competition, please email the Research Day Committee at researchday-cc@carolinas.vcom.edu.

When an abstract is accepted, the submitting author will receive further instructions on poster submission via email.

VCOM provides free poster printing for any meeting attendee with an accepted abstract. Details will be sent to submitting authors with the abstract acceptance email.

Free VCOM Poster Printing Deadline is 5:00 PM, Friday, January 27, 2023

What will this conference offer?

The Via Research Recognition Day is a forum for health professionals and scientists at academic institutions, teaching hospitals and practice sites to present or benefit from new research innovations and programs intended to improve the health of all humans. By attending the oral presentations and poster sessions, participants will have the opportunity to learn cutting edge information in the physiological bases of osteopathic manipulative therapy efficacy, new trends in physician-based research networks, and how to develop innovative research projects with high impact for human health. By attending the poster session, participants will also learn about the biomedical, clinical and educational research activities at VCOM and its partner institutions will have an opportunity to identify new collaborative research opportunities.

Who should attend?

Medical students, physicians, physician assistants, nurse practitioners, public health professionals, medical residents, other health profession students and others interested in primary care issues and research.

Disclosure Statement

It is the policy of the VCOM Medical Education Department to ensure balance, independence, objectivity, and scientific rigor in all its educational programs. All participating faculty are expected to disclose to the participants any real or apparent conflict of interest related to the content of their presentations.

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

  1. Is registration mandatory?
    Yes.
  2. Is registration free?
    Yes.
  3. When does registration open?
    November 11, 2022
  4. When is the registration deadline?
    January 27, 2023.
  5. What are the submission categories?
    • Clinical Case reports
    • Original Research
  6. When is the abstract for either submission category due?
    Friday, November 18, 2022
  7. Is it mandatory to include a VCOM faculty member on the abstract and poster?
    • Yes; OMS I-IV must have a VCOM faculty member or clinical preceptor on the project.
  8. Is faculty approval necessary before abstract and poster submissions?
    Yes.
  9. What are the word limits for submission of the abstract?
    Title – all CAPS; 225 characters max
    Authors – 225 characters max for names and titles (Eg: PhD, DO, OMS-I, etc.)
    Institution(s) – 225 characters max for names (city and state optional; no addresses or zip codes)
    Abstract – 3200 characters max – use 11 pt. Calibri font
  10. Who do I contact for questions and concerns?
    researchday-cc@carolinas.vcom.edu
    Be sure to cc your faculty advisor when you send an email. Add the term “Research Day Query” in the subject heading.
  11. Where can I submit the abstract?
    Abstracts must be submitted electronically to researchday-cc@carolinas.vcom.edu using the Abstract Submission Form at the link above. The deadline for abstract submission is Friday, November 18.
  12. What is the process from submission of abstract to the day of poster presentation on February 10, 2023?
    • Identify your choice of submission category → identify a VCOM faculty member who will work with you → with the faculty member’s guidance, identify 2 to 3 student collaborators if necessary – other OMS-I or OMS-II, III or IV, or residents → spend some forethought in writing an abstract as the top three will be chosen for an oral presentation (an accomplishment you can include in your resume) → review the abstract submission rubric for both submission categories (see below) →  submit abstract on or before Friday, November 18, 2022 → once you receive email regarding abstract acceptance, start working on your poster → review the poster rubric for both submission categories (see below) → last day for free VCOM poster printing deadline is 5:00 PM, Friday, January 27, 2023.
  13. How are the abstracts judged? View the rubric and be sure to include all relevant content before submitting the abstract.
    Click HERE to view/download the rubric for the case report abstract (DOC)
    Click HERE to view/download the rubric for the original research abstract (DOC)
  14. How are the posters judged? View the rubric and be sure to include all relevant content before submitting the poster for printing.
    Click HERE to view/download the rubric for the case report poster (DOC)
    Click HERE to view/download the rubric for the original research poster (DOC)

How should we structure the abstract for a Clinical Case report?

  • Title; Context/Impact; Case report; Comments/Conclusion

How should we structure the abstract for an Original Research study?

  • Title; Context/Background; Objective and/or Hypothesis; Methods; Results/Anticipated results; Conclusions

How should we structure the poster for a Clinical Case report?

  • Title; Introduction/Background; Case presentation; Conclusion; Significance; References

How should we structure the poster for an Original Research study?

  • Title; Context/Background; Objective and/or Hypothesis; Methods; Results; Tables/Figures; Discussion/Conclusions; References
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