ABSTRACT

CALL FOR ABSTRACT

You are invited to submit abstracts for the MedEdDXB2017 to be held at Mohammed Bin Rashid University of Medicine and Health Sciences in Dubai, United Arab Emirates from 2-3 March, 2017.

 

Depending on the number and quality of abstracts received, abstracts will be selected for either oral or poster presentation.

 

Abstracts submissions are accepted until the 30th of January, 2017 18:00 (GMT +4). Any abstract received after the deadline will not be accepted. Upon completion of evaluation, an ‘Accepted’ or ‘Rejected’ message will be sent to authors by email, approximately 14 days after the deadline for submission.

ABSTRACT TRACKS

  • Learner Centered Education
  • Professionalism in Medical Education
  • Patient Safety and Clinical Simulation
  • Technology Enhanced Learning
  • Patient & Community Involvement

SUBMIT YOUR ABSTRACT

SUBMISSION CLOSED

ABSTRACT GUIDELINES

  • All submitted abstracts must be in English
  • The content of the abstract is solely the responsibility of the author. The original abstract is reprinted exactly as provided. It is therefore essential that the abstract is correctly typed. Avoid errors, corrections and misspellings.
  • Please clearly indicate the name of the presenting author, who will be considered the contact person for all correspondence connected with this abstract.
  • All submitted abstracts need to have the names and surnames of all co-authors, along with their positions in their affiliated institutions
  • All submitted abstracts must not exceed 250 words with no use of abbreviations
  • All abbreviations must be defined before being used as an abbreviation in the text.
  • The body of the abstract should be arranged according to the following headings:
    • Background/objectives: a brief introduction, which states the problem that you are addressing as well as some background information on the issue
    • Design and methods: the methodologies, number of test subjects and scientific approach used to conduct the research
    • Results: tables and graphs should include explanatory captions
    • Conclusions: further areas of research and overall conclusion of the research
    • Citation: a reference list and acknowledgements, if applicable
  • All Abstracts needs to be submitted online. Abstract sent by fax or email will not be forwarded to the Scientific Committee for review.

 

Terms & Conditions:

 

  • It is expected that, in keeping with normal publication protocol, the first author (the presenting author) has made the greatest contribution to the work described. All co-authors must have approved the abstract submission. Furthermore, no abstract should have been presented previously at a National or International scientific meeting or have been published.
  • The presenter must register for the Scientific Meeting.  Failure to do so, after acceptance of an abstract, may result in the abstract being withdrawn.
  • Acknowledgement of receipt of abstracts will be made by email to the presenting author.  Therefore it is essential that a complete e-mail address is provided on the abstract submission form.
  • The deadline date for abstract submission is January 30, 2017
  • Withdrawal of abstracts: Abstracts may be withdrawn by informing the conference secretariat via e-mail before February 2, 2017

 

Specific instructions for a research abstract

Use the following subtitles in your abstract as appropriate:

  • Background
  • Aims/objectives
  • Methodology
  • Results
  • Conclusion
  • References

 

Specific instructions for a case study abstract

Use the following subtitles in your abstract as appropriate:

  • Background
  • Description
  • Discussion
  • Conclusion
  • References

 

Specific instructions for ongoing project abstract & innovative/novel concept abstract

Use the following subtitles in your abstract as appropriate:

  • Background
  • Aims/objectives
  • Methodology
  • Discussion/Recommendations/action plan (as appropriate)
  • Conclusion
  • References

 

Presenter changes: If the presenting author is unable to attend the meeting, the conference organiser must be informed in writing and given the reason for this. Failure to do this may result in the presenter not being allowed to present at the following year’s meeting. A co-author may be substituted to present the work, if appropriate.

Upon receipt of abstract a confirmation of receipt message with a reference number will be sent to the presenter by email. Kindly refer to this number in all communications regarding the submission. All requests should be addressed to science@medgress.com

Oral Presentation

Upon completion of the evaluation of submitted abstracts, an ‘Accepted’ or ‘Rejected’ message will be sent to authors by email. Upon acceptance of an author’s oral presentation, the following instructions below are applicable:

  • The presenting author of the oral presentation should confirm attendance within one week of receiving the acceptance email.
  • The availability of grant for registration, travel and/or accommodation will be mentioned in the acceptance email.
  • Oral presentations are for 10 minutes and 5 minutes will be allowed for discussion.
  • Presentations should be designed in a 4:3 aspect ratio.
  • Oral presentation should be saved as backup on your memory USB stick
  • Oral presentations in ppt/pptx should be emailed to science@medgress.com no later than 2 weeks prior to the meeting. The emailed version of an author’s presentation will be the version that will be available for onsite presentation. Should there be any changes made to an author’s presentation after that period, please contact us directly.

Poster Presentation

Upon completion of the evaluation of submitted abstracts, an ‘Accepted’ or ‘Rejected’ email will be sent to authors. Upon acceptance of an author’s poster presentation, the following instructions below are applicable:

  • The presenting author of the poster presentation should confirm their attendance upon receiving the acceptance email within one week.”
  • The availability of any sort of grant for registration, travel and/or accommodation will be mentioned in the acceptance email, without any guarantees at the abstract submission stage.
  • Poster authors should use the poster code in the acceptance email to find their space at the poster area during the meeting.
  • Authors need to place the title, author(s), institution if applicable and country at the header of the poster presentation
  • The poster display board dimensions will be 100 CM wide x 100 CM length. All posters need to be constraint to that size and not more. Please download the template for more insight.
  • The poster thickness of paper advised is 120 to 150 gsm
  • The boards are made out of cork and posters will be pinned or applied using double-sided taped
  • Presenting authors should mount their poster in the allocated poster display area before the meeting lectures initiate, during registration time in the early morning
  • Posters should be left on display during the meeting until end of the meeting
  • Authors should be available near their posters particularly during allotted timings that will be stated in the acceptance email