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Research Day

Baylor Scott & White Health - Central Texas Research Day

April 12, 2018

Scott & White Medical Center - Temple • Temple Texas

Research Day provides an opportunity for all investigators to showcase their research, recognizes the research efforts of early investigators and provides them the opportunity to present the results of collaborative research conducted with faculty mentors, highlights faculty research activities and showcases the diversity and growth of research pursuits at Baylor Scott & White Health. This event brings together all departments and research types and is a great venue to build collaborations and support current research endeavors. The Baylor Scott & White Health academic community and its partners are invited to attend.

Agenda

Presentation materials, when available, maybe downloaded in pdf format. The password will be emailed to participants prior to the activity.

Thursday, April 12, 2018

  • 8:30 a.m.

    Breakfast

  • 8:45 a.m.

    Welcome and overview

  • 9 a.m.

    Research podium presentations

  • 10:30 a.m.

    Poster Session A

    Set-up: 8:15 to 8:45 a.m.

    Take-down: 11:30 a.m.

  • 11:30 a.m.

    Lunch

    Dine in Mayborn Auditorium during keynote speaker address

  • Keynote Speaker Address

    12 p.m.

  • 1 p.m.

    Poster Session B

    Set-up: 11:30 a.m. to 12 p.m.

    Take-down: 2 p.m.

  • 2 p.m.

    Research podium presentations

  • 3:30 p.m.

    Poster session C

    Set-up: 2 to 2:30 p.m.

    Take-down: by 5 p.m.

  • 4:30 p.m.

    Awards ceremony

Registration and Abstract Submission

Early investigators are researchers with minimal research experience and can include junior faculty, residents, medical fellows, post-doctoral research fellows, medical students and clinical research coordinators to name a few.

Abstract Eligibility and Selection Process

The 6th Annual Research Day features research podium presentations of early investigators in the areas of basic/translational science, clinical effectiveness/delivery science, educational research, quality improvement research and case series reports. In addition, the event will highlight poster presentations of innovative research that is being conducted by investigators at Baylor Scott & White Health and keynote podium presentation in a current relevant healthcare topic.

Early investigators are encouraged to submit an abstract to present a research podium presentation or poster presentation. Ten abstracts will be selected for the research podium presentations (including two abstracts from each of the research areas highlighted). Poster presentations will include any research area.

Abstracts not selected for a research podium presentation will automatically be included in one of the poster sessions.

Important Dates
January 2018 Abstract submission and registration opens
Feb. 20, 2018 Abstract submission deadline
Mar. 5, 2018 Announce research podium and poster presenters 
Mar. 20, 2018 Registration to attend deadline

The event will include 10 presentations from early investigators highlighting their current research endeavors. Two investigators will be selected from each of the research areas highlighted.

Areas of research include:

  • Basic/translational science
  • Clinical effectiveness/delivery science
  • Educational
  • Quality improvement
  • Case series

Eligibility

  • Only early investigators are invited to submit an abstract for the chance to present
  • Early investigators are researchers with minimal research experience and can include junior faculty, residents, medical fellows, postdoctoral research fellows, medical students, nurses, nursing students and clinical research coordinators to name a few
  • Only one abstract submission per person will be accepted

Selection Information

  • To be eligible to present a podium presentation, you must complete an abstract submission form by Feb. 20, 2018.
  • Submitted abstracts will be reviewed and selected for podium presentation by a selection committee
  • Selected podium presenters will be notified via email on March 5, 2018
  • If not selected for a research podium presentation, your abstract will automatically be placed in one of the poster presentation sessions, and you will be notified with further instructions

Eligibility

  • Poster presentations will be open to all researchers at Baylor Scott & White Health
  • Posters can be former submissions to national meetings or department research programs. There is no need to reprint a poster if it is already complete
  • Only one abstract submission per person will be accepted

Selection Information

  • To present a poster, you must complete an abstract submission form by Feb. 20, 2018
  • Early investigators who have applied for a research podium presentation and are not selected for a presentation are automatically included to present at one of the poster sessions
  • All abstract submissions for poster presentation will be accepted for presentation.
  • Selected podium presenters will be notified via email on March 5, 2018

Can I submit an abstract for both a research podium presentation and a poster presentation?

No, only one abstract submission per person will be accepted. However, those not selected for a research podium presentation are automatically placed in a poster session to present a poster. If you do not want to present a podium presentation, you may select the poster presentation option on the submission page. Poster session assignment will be announced on March 5, 2018.


Is there a limit on the number of abstract submissions made by a primary author?

Yes, only one abstract will be allowed per primary author. There is no limit on the number of co-authorships (i.e., or appearing as a contributor). You are allowed to either participate in a podium presentation or poster display, not both.


Are there any formatting considerations when I prepare my abstract?

Any special formatting — bold, underline, italics, superscript, subscript, etc.— will be lost when you copy and paste your abstract into the abstract submission form. Use plain text and limit the word count to 500.


How long and what format should a research podium presentation be?

Research podium presentations will consist of an approximate 12-minute PowerPoint presentation and a 5-minute Q&A. If selected to give a presentation, specific details will be provided (i.e. presentation format, expected order of presenters, available audio, etc.) Research podium presentation selections will be made on March 5, 2018.


What are the selection criteria for my abstract?

Abstracts will be selected for a research podium presentation by a selection committee of volunteer faculty researchers.


Is there a size limitation for my poster?

Yes. Your poster must fit on the provided 4'x6' rolling display board.

What is the process for poster set-up and take-down?

On March 5, 2018, poster session assignments will be sent to presenters via email with details of poster set-up and take-down.

Poster Session A

Poster presenters will sign-in and be provided with a display location between 8:15 - 8:45 a.m. in the lobby area of the Mayborn Auditorium Thursday, April 12, 2018. Posters must be removed from the lobby no later than 11:30 a.m. You are required to stand by your poster for judging and leave your poster displayed for the entire poster session. More information will be provided to those who submit abstracts for poster displays.

Poster Session B

Poster presenters will sign-in and be provided with a display location between 11:30 a.m. - 12 p.m. on Thursday, April 12, 2018. Posters must be set up in the lobby areas of the Mayborn Auditorium by 12:45 p.m. Posters must be removed from the lobby no later than 2 p.m. You are required to stand by your poster for judging and leave your poster displayed for the entire poster session. More information will be provided to those who submit abstracts for poster displays.

Poster Session C

Poster presenters will sign-in and be provided with a display location between 2 - 2:30 p.m. on Thursday, April 12, 2018 in the lobby area of the Mayborn Auditorium. Posters must be removed from the lobby no later than 5 p.m. You are required to stand by your poster for judging and leave your poster displayed for the entire poster session. More information will be provided to those who submit abstracts for poster displays.


Is there a poster printing service through Baylor Scott & White Health?

You will be responsible for printing your poster. Baylor Scott & White Graphic Services on the Temple campus can assist you in poster printing; however, they require posters to be submitted five days prior. For more information, contact Barbara Jimenez at 254.724.2753 or Barbara.Jimenez@BSWHealth.org . If you already have a poster printed, you are encouraged to bring it instead of re-printing.


Will posters be judged?

Poster sessions will be judged. Presenters must remain at their poster during their assigned poster session for judging.

Location

Scott & White Medical Center - Temple

Research Day will be held at the Mayborn Auditorium within the Texas A&M Medical Education Building on the Scott & White Medical Center - Temple campus.

The Scott & White Medical Center - Temple campus encompasses many hospital buildings, programs and office buildings. A variety of parking options are available, including valet.

Download campus map

Address
Texas A&M Medical Education Building
2401 S. 31st St.
Temple, TX 76508

Contact Us

If you have any questions about Research Day, please email OARD@BSWHealth.org or call 254.771.4843.