2020 NJAFP POSTER CONTEST

The New Jersey Academy of Family Physicians has issued a call for poster abstracts for the 2020 Family Medicine Forum, NJAFP’s largest annual meeting. This is your opportunity to present your work to approximately 200-250 family physician attendees.

Physician and resident entries will be judged by an expert panel and awarded a prize for first and second place. The People’s Choice Award is back with online and onsite voting by NJAFP members, FamMed attendees, your friends, family and colleagues.

Poster Abstract Application Instructions

The call for poster abstracts is open for the 2020 Family Medicine Forum, NJAFP’s largest annual meeting.

Present your work to approximately 200-250 family physician attendees.

There’s no application fee, but submissions must be received via the online application before midnight April 15.

Award Categories

  • Physician – 1st and 2nd
  • Resident – 1st and 2nd
  • People’s Choice

Poster Categories

  • Research
  • Clinical Inquiry/Vignette
  • Community Project
  • Educational Program
  • Quality Improvement-Patient Safety

Judging Criteria

  • Originality
  • Quality and clarity
  • Organization
  • Creativity of presentation
  • Scientific merit
  • Relevance to family medicine

Click the button to download detailed submission instructions and read them carefully. Not following the guidelines will result in your poster being rejected for presentation or worse judging.

  • Most errors occur in the submission process: missed deadlines, incomplete or incorrect information, failure to submit all disclosures with the abstract.
  • Missing the poster PDF submission deadline and failing to man your poster on-site are common factors that lead to being excluded from judging.

How To Submit Your Abstract

  1. Go to https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/FMposters2020, where you’ll complete your disclosure form then the abstract submission form
  2. Complete the first part of the form – the disclosure – and click “submit”
    • Closely follow instructions
    • Many authors have incorrectly completed the disclosure, causing it to be rejected along with their abstract. Don’t be that person!!
  3. Click “done” at the end of the disclosure form to go the abstract submission form
    • Again, follow the instructions
    • Include the full names of your coauthors
    • Incomplete submissions will NOT be considered
  4. If you have co-authors, click the Co-Authors tab below…
    • Abstracts with multiple authors must include separate disclosures for each author
    • Co-authors cannot be named on the poster if they do not submit a disclosure
  1. Go to https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/FMposters2020, where you’ll complete your disclosure form
    • Include the correct title of your poster
      • This is critical -- a correct title ensures that we connect you and your disclosure form with the correct abstract submission
    • Click the “co-author” role
    • Closely follow instructions
      • Many authors have incorrectly completed the disclosure, causing it to be rejected along with their abstract. Your co-authors will not be happy ☹
  2. Click submit and you’re done!!

QUESTIONS?

If you have any questions, please contact Angie Halaja-Henriques at angie@njafp.org.