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1st Annual PGME Global Health Research Showcase

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500 University Ave

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Toronto, ON M5G 1V7

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All residents and fellows are invited to attend and/or submit an abstract for the:

1st PGME Global Health Research Showcase; an opportunity to share global health research during postgraduate training.

Thursday, February 1, 2018
6pm-9pm
6th Floor Boardroom, 500 University Avenue

Abstract Submission Dates
Residents and fellows from all specialties are invited to submit abstracts on global health themes.

  • Abstract Submission Deadline: Monday, December 19, 2017
  • Notification of Abstract Acceptance: Thursday, January 4, 2018
  • PGME Global Health Research Showcase: Thursday, February 1, 2018

Abstract Submission Details

  • Abstracts should include the following sections: Background, Objectives, Methods, Results and Conclusions.
  • Authors will be asked to choose their presentation format preference (E-poster or Oral) when they submit their abstract.
  • A number of abstracts will be selected for ‘quick’ Roundtable oral or E-Poster presentations where authors will be given 5 minutes to present during the PGME GH Research Showcase on February 1.
  • In addition all accepted submissions will be posted at gh.postmd.utoronto.ca and will also be featured at PGME Global Health Day on May 31, 2018

Abstract Review Process

  • Abstracts will be reviewed by a PGME GH Research Committee, which is comprised of your peers —residents and fellows from across all postgraduate training programs.
  • Abstracts will be reviewed for appropriateness and completeness of the information, scientific merit, impact, and relevance to the goals and objectives of GH @ PGME.
  • Prizes will be awarded acknowledging the best E-Poster and best oral presentation.
  • All submissions will be acknowledged by a return email.

Abstracts submitted including the following themes are encouraged:

  • Advocacy and Activism
  • Cross Cultural Communication
  • Environment and Health
  • Global Child Health
  • Global Health Education
  • Global Health Ethics
  • Global Health Governance
  • Global Health Surgery and Anaesthesia
  • Global Mental Health
  • Global Migration and Health
  • Health and Human Rights
  • Health Economics
  • Humanitarian Emergencies
  • Indigenous Health
  • Infectious Diseases
  • Innovation and Technology in Global Health
  • Local Health Inequalities
  • Non-Communicable Diseases
  • Nutrition and Food Security
  • Primary Care and Global Primary Care
  • Public Health and Global Public Health
  • Refugee Health
  • Women’s Health

2018 PGME Global Health Research Showcase Leadership Team and Abstract Review Committee

  • Tehmina Ahmad, Internal Medicine
  • Shannon Chun, Emergency Medicine
  • Hourmazd Haghbayan, Internal Medicine
  • Shambe Mutungi, OBS/GYN
  • Helene Retrouvey, Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
  • Amruta Shanbhag, Geriatrics
  • Horia Vulpe, Radiation Oncology

Global Health at Postgraduate Medical Education

  • Develops and delivers educational initiatives reflecting commitment to local and global social responsibility and accountability
  • Supports resident trainees from across all programs and specialties growing interest in global health education
  • Visit gh.postmd.utoronto.ca
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