Call for Posters: 2014 Medical Student Research Symposium

RLC (Research Learning Community) logoWSU medical students are invited to present scientific posters on their recent research at the 6th annual Medical Student Research Symposium on Thursday, April 10, 6:00-8:00 p.m., in the White Hall atrium. The symposium is sponsored by the Medical Student Research Club and the BSOM Office of Research Affairs.

Eligibility: To be eligible for a poster presentation, medical students must meet one of the following requirements:

  1. Have engaged in medically-related research (basic science, translational, clinical, educational, or public health research, including case presentations) at Wright State University as a medical student.
  2. Have engaged in medically-related research at Wright State University as an undergraduate/graduate student during the previous academic year.
  3. Have engaged in medically-related research at another university while a BSOM student.
  4. Have continued to contribute to a previous medically-related research project done at another university (ex: presenting at national meeting) while a BSOM student.

If you have questions about eligibility, contact Adam Deardorff (

Poster Submission: Submit your poster abstract using the online form at Be sure to complete ALL fields and verify that you have reviewed the submission with your faculty mentor. If you are submitting an abstract for a case study, contact Adam Deardorff ( for instructions about alternate abstract categories. Incomplete submissions will not be accepted. The poster submission deadline is 5:00 p.m. on Friday, March 21.

Submitted abstracts omitting any portion of the structured abstract or failing to complete the submission form in full will not be accepted.  If any part of this work has been presented at a previous BSOM Medical Student Research Symposium, abstracts should reflect the presenter’s significant new contribution (e.g. new data, findings, conclusions, etc.) to this work.conclusions, etc) to this work.

Poster Requirements: We will provide an easel and 4’x6′ foam-core board for mounting your poster. Be sure to bring your own push pins for mounting. Posters can be set up between 5:00-6:00 p.m.on April 10. Posters must be taken down before 8:30 p.m. on the same day.

Proceedings: Abstracts will be published in the Symposium Proceedings and archived online in the WSU Libraries’ CORE repository. See symposium proceedings: 2010 | 2011 | 2012.

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