Abstract Poster Contest

This year, we are again including participation by Residents in an Abstract Poster Contest. All submitted abstracts will be judged. All accepted abstracts will be invited to display posters on site. Three winners will present their research live from the podium (up to 10 minutes) to the Attendees at the conference during the Abstract Presentation Sessions, which will take place on:

Winners must present their abstract at these times. If you wish to participate, click here to create your profile (or click on LOGIN above and create your profile) and login to submit your abstract for consideration. You will also need to register for your selected Summit by clicking on Summit links listed below.  



There will be 3 awards given to those who present their abstract at the Abstract Presentation Session at each Summit.



Submitting your Submission

  1. Create a Profile by clicking on Login above and then click on New User? Click Here
  2. Once you create your Profile you can login anytime and click on Submissions to submit your Abstract Poster.
  3. You will be able to SAVE and CONTINUE (and you can log back in and complete your submission) or SAVE and SUBMIT to submit your submission (you will not be able to edit your submission once you submit it).

Original research, case studies (single or series), retrospective or meta-analysis are all acceptable.

Important: Please review the following before you complete and submit your abstract.

All submissions are limited to a total of no more than 300 words (sections 4-8 below) and must include:

  • Title: Keep your title as concise as possible. Capitalize first letter of each major word.
  • Topic Category: See below for Suitable Topics.
  • List of Authors: List Lead Author first, all other contributors should be included in order of their degree of contribution to the finished work. Include degrees and affiliations for each.
  • Aims/Objectives/Goal/Purpose: What does the research intend to demonstrate?
  • Materials and Methods: What methods and procedures were used to document and analyze your findings?
  • Results: Discuss the results and analysis of the study.
  • Conclusions: Authors conclusions and opinions are presented in this section.

The Lead Author from each abstract submission must register, attend and be the presenter (if selected as a winner) at the PRESENT Residency Education Summit Midwest.

Click on the Registration Links below to register ResEd Summit Midwest 2018

 Presentations are limited to 10 minutes in length

Suitable Topics

  • Podiatry
  • Wound Care
  • Podiatric Surgery
  • Lower extremity Trauma
  • Sports Medicine


    • Abstract submissions are due September 14, 2018 at Midnight
    • You can do multiple submissions
    • Abstracts will be judged by the an Abstract Committee within a few days of submission and either Accepted, Rejected with Comments or Rejected
    • Judgment notices will be sent to participants via email immediately upon judgment
    • If rejected, abstracts may be revised and re-submitted
    • Once acceptance is received, participants should immediately register for the event if they haven't already
    • All accepted abstracts will be invited to display posters on site.
    • The three winners selected will be notified prior to each Summit (in time for them to prepare their presentation) to present at selected Summit

    Evaluation Criteria

    • Scientific Method: Are the methods appropriate for the type of study? Are the statistics or comparisons meaningful to the outcomes?
    • Perceived Importance: Do the results or presentation have any meaning to everyday practice? Do the results suggest a change in practice policies? Are the results preliminary requiring further investigation?
    • Innovation: Is the study new or different? Does it offer a different or new perspective?
    • Evidence Level: What level of evidence does this study/presentation represent? Is it high enough to consider using in patient care? Does it require further investigation before using in patient care?