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Carolinas Via Research Recognition Day 2024

When: February 9, 2024 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 Tenth Annual Via Research Recognition Day on Friday, February 9, 2024. 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 is FREE but required for all participants, including students and poster presenters. Registration opens on November 10, 2023, and the deadline to register is January 26, 2024

Registristration is now closed.

With registration for this event, you get:

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

For any problems with registration, please email

Hotel Accommodations


How do I participate?

Attendees are invited to submit their research abstract via this link [insert link here] and, if accepted, will be invited to share their research during the poster session that will be held on Friday, February 9, 2024. format. Submission categories will include Biomedical Research, Clinical/Educational Research, and Case Reports.

Guidelines for Writing Research Abstracts for Posters (DOC)

Research Day Abstract Submission Form (DOC)

Abstracts must be submitted electronically to using the Abstract Submission Form at the link above. The deadline for abstract submission is 12:00 noon on Monday, November 27.

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

When an abstract is accepted, the submitting author will receive further instructions on poster submission via email. Six abstracts will be chosen for an oral presentation to compete for a cash prize.

VCOM provides free poster printing for any participant 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, Monday, January 22, 2024.



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., Participants will also learn about the biomedical, clinical and educational research activities at VCOM and 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.

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