Student and Resident/Fellow Electronic Poster Contest

TPS Annual Medical Student and Resident/Fellow Sections

Electronic Poster Exhibit Contest for 2015 is now CLOSED. 

Poster submissions were due by 10AM on May 12, 2015.

E-Poster Information

Poster Entry Application (Now Closed)

Poster FAQs

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

Poster Promotional Flyer

Winning Presentations 2010-2014

2014 POSTER WINNERS

2013 POSTER WINNERS

2012 POSTER WINNERS

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2010 POSTER 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:

Claire Foster, 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 under Evidence Based Medicine 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?

  • PowerPoint Presentations ONLY. Must use Standardized TPS Presentation Template (you may adjust the colors and font).
  • Vertical formatting per the template.
  • Submit electronically, via new online application by deadline.
  • 12 point font or larger.

WHO IS ELIGIBLE?

  • Contest is open to students, residents and fellows who are enrolled in a Texas medical school or a Texas Residency/Fellow program AND are current Medical Student or Resident/Fellow members of TPS.
  • Co-authorship from other specialties and faculty is permitted, but the Primary Author must be a student or 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, 2015.
  • Deadline for presentations is no later than 10:00 AM on May 12, 2015. Email your final presentation and poster application to Claire.foster@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, 2015.

2015 ELECTRONIC POSTER CONTEST EVALUATION CRITERIA: (based on a 1-5 scale, 1= does not meet expectations)

  • Connection: Relevance & Applicability to child health, practice, or education; why this is important.
  • Creativity: Originality of topic, methods, etc.
  • Clarity: Visual-format graphics flow
  • Concordance: Logic- title, objectives, conclusions all connect
  • Content: Scientific Quality- hypothesis-driven, methods, evidence-based, interpretations, impact
  • Completeness: Thoroughness & quality of literature review & /or scientific quality/scholarship performance