Resident/Fellow Section Electronic Poster Contest

TPS is Proud to Announce

The 11th Annual Resident/Fellow Section

Electronic Poster Exhibit Contest is Now Open!

 

Contest will close on May 12, 2014 at 8 am.

 

E-Poster Information

Poster Entry Application (NEW)

Submit your entry and entry application all through our new webform!

Poster FAQs

Poster Template (vertical format - REQUIRED but you can edit font and color scheme)

Poster Promotional Flyer

Winning Presentations 2010-2013

2013 POSTER WINNERS

2012 POSTER WINNERS

2011 POSTER WINNERS

2010 POSTER CONTEST WINNERS

 

 

 

 

Remember you MUST be a TPS Member to enter contest.

Become a member for only $15, apply here! Not sure if your program pays for membership? Contact us regarding Membership. You can also download a paper membership application (PDF) and fax/scan/mail with a check to:

Rachel Mullin, Membership Services Manager
401 West 15th Street, Suite 682
Austin, Texas 78701
FAX: (512) 473-8659

Poster Contest FAQ

WHAT ARE THE CATEGORIES?

  • Single or Multiple Case Presentation  
  • Evidence Based Medicine/Quality Improvement 
  • Hypothesis-Driven Project

Children Advocacy encouraged within Critical Appraisal of Literature and Hypothesis-Driven Project.

 WHAT DO I NEED TO INCLUDE ON THE POSTER?

  • Title, Author and Affiliation
  • Abstract (one paragraph max.)
  • Background and purpose/objectives
  • Description of intervention/study
  • Results
  • Conclusions
  • Most relevant references

HOW DOES THE POSTER NEED TO LOOK?

WHO IS ELIGIBLE?

  • Contest is open to residents and fellows who are enrolled in a Texas Residency/Fellow program AND are current Resident/Fellow members of TPS.
  • Co-authorship from other specialties and faculty is permitted, but the Primary Author must be a resident/fellow member of TPS.
  • Third year residents are also eligible but must supply future contact information.

WHAT ARE MY DEADLINES?

  • Must apply for membership, if not already a member by May 11, 2014.
  • Deadline for presentations is no later than 8:00 AM on May 12, 2014. Email your final presentation and poster application to Rachel.mullin@txpeds.org.
  • Judging will be conducted by the TPS Resident Poster subcommittee.
  • Winning Presentations will be announced and posted on the TPS website July 1, 2014.

2013 ELECTRONIC POSTER CONTEST EVALUATION CRITERIA: (based on a 1-10 scale, 1 being poor)

**Subject to change in 2014- will post updated criteria when established**

  • Relevance of Poster Topic to Children's Health 
  • Originality of Poster Topic 
  • Quality of Scientific Method (Thoroughness and Quality of the Literature Review)
  • Scientific Content 
  • Quality of Poster Presentation Itself 
  • Applicability to Pediatric Practice/ Education