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1st PGME Global Health Research Showcase

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Thursday, 1 February 2018 from 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM (EST)

1st PGME Global Health Research Showcase

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PGME GH Research Showcase 1 Feb 2018 Free  

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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 
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 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 

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500 University Ave, 6th Floor Boardroom

Toronto, ON M5G 1V7

Thursday, 1 February 2018 from 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM (EST)

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