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CALL FOR PRESENTATIONS

 

The submission deadline was Friday, 19 May 2017.  

Session Proposal and Abstract Disposition notifications will be sent via email on Friday, 14 July 2017.

 

Topics and Session Formats

 

Topics:

  • Resilience
  • Empathy
  • Self-Awareness and Reflection
  • Stress Management
  • Professional Identity Formation
  • Inter-Professionalism
  • Addressing Burnout: Individual-Level Approaches
  • Addressing Burnout: Systems-Level Approaches
  • Well-Being Programs Addressing Trainees/Learners/Faculty
  • Fostering Engagement of Healthcare Professionals
  • Well-Being of Care Providers and Patient Safety

 

Session Format:

Submissions of Proposals for Sessions by organizations, programs or an individual on behalf of a group of presenters.

 

  • Symposia

    • Purpose: To provide a focused presentation on a topic by several (2-4) presenters, where each individual presentation is followed by a question and answer period with the audience.
    • Time/Format: 90 minutes, no more than 30 minutes by a single presenter, a brief period of questions and comments from the audience, and replies by the lecturer.

 

  • Panel Discussion

    • Purpose: To present diverse perspectives and approaches to educational subjects or issues, especially those requiring collaborative work from multiple departments or institutions.
    • Time/Format: A total of 90 minutes for presentations by 3-4 panelists.  The goal is to have short presentations (no more than 15 minutes each) and the majority of the time having a moderated discussion between the panel and audience.

 

  • Workshop

    • Purpose: To provide a focused, skills-oriented, and interactive experience for learners, which will allow them to take home specific tools or information.
    • Time/Format: A total of 90 minutes for the workshop by 1-3 presenters. It is critical to distinguish the workshop activities, make them experiential, and clarify how they differ from a discussion group.

 

  • Oral Abstract Presentations

    • An individual wishing to give a presentation on their work relevant to the conference topic may submit an abstract that will be evaluated for possible inclusion in the program. 
    • Time/Format: A total of 90 minutes in an oral presentation session to include 4-5 oral abstract presentations, each individual presentation is followed by a question and answer period with the audience.

 

  • Poster Abstract Presentations

    • An individual wishing to give a presentation on their work relevant to the conference theme must submit an abstract that will be evaluated for possible inclusion in the program. 
    • Time/Format: Posters will be displayed for the duration of the conference. A 1.5-hour poster session with reception (if sponsored) will allow presenters to discuss their work with attendees.