• Notify your faculty mentor to discuss participation in the Clinical Investigators' Day.
July 17; Monday, 5:00pm
• Email tentative abstract title to Kim Eaton.
September 5; Tuesday, 5:00 pm
• Committee critiqued abstracts returned to applicants by this date.
September 18; Monday, 5:00 pm
• Final MS Word abstract emailed to: Kim Eaton
• Attach: Abstract, Curriculum Vitae and personal Photo (if applicable).
• Include Learning Objective in email body.
• Ensure your mentor is copied on the email.
October 6, 2017; Friday, 8:30 am
• Clinical Investigators' Day
• Veterinary Research Tower, Lecture Hall 3
Times subject to change
Questions? Please feel free to contact the co-chairs of the program:
The following guidelines are provided for submitting your abstract and other required material for Clinical Investigators' Day oral presentations on Friday, October 6, 2017.
Eligibility: Interns, residents and research fellows from the following units are eligible to submit abstracts:
• Department of Clinical Sciences
• Anatomic and Clinical Pathology
• Ambulatory and Production Medicine
• Cornell University Hospital for Animals
• Shelter Medicine
• Center for Animal Resources and Education
Requirements for applicants:
2. Personal photo, if applicable
3. Curriculum Vitae
4. Learning objective (1)
• Applicants should discuss the preparation of their abstract(s) with their mentors well in advance of the submission deadline.
• Applicants are eligible to submit up to 2 abstracts; however, depending on the quality and number of abstracts submitted, the organizing committee retains the option of restricting each trainee to 1 presentation.
• Abstracts from residents in the second or third years of their program will be given priority for inclusion in the program.
• All abstracts will be pre-screened by the selection committee for inclusion in the program.
• Studies in their early stages are welcomed.
• Complete or partial results of research projects will be accepted for presentation.
• However, they will need to meet the minimum requirements for submission as determined by the selection committee.
• Preference will be given to projects which are in more advanced stages.
• Case series of greater than 3 cases that highlight novel or unusual presentations will be accepted.
• Single case reports will not be considered.
• Abstract(s) should include an introduction outlining the background to the work, a brief description of methods, followed by a results and discussion section.
• Information on the preparation of an abstract is provided below and a completed sample abstract is provided.
• Use the Abstract Instructions and Sample Abstract for guidance.
• Use the Microsoft Word Abstract Template as a form to fill in. Insert the document as an attachment to the email.
• Applicants must email Kim Eaton the completed abstract by the abstract deadline: 5 pm, Monday, August 21.
IF SUBMITTING AS A 1st OR 2nd YEAR RESEARCH PROPOSAL, INCLUDE THE WORD 'PROPOSAL' IN THE EMAIL SUBJECT LINE.
Review, Revise & Resubmit
• This process is designed to assist in the presentation of concise abstracts and is highly recommended.
• A review and critique of the abstract will be provided by members of the organizing committee.
• Comments and recommendations for improvement will be returned by Tuesday, September 5..
• Your mentor must be copied on the e-mail to Mr. Eaton when submitting the final abstract.
• Submission of revised FINAL abstracts are due to Kim Eaton by email by 5 pm, Monday, September 18.
• Ensure the following four items are included in the final submission email:
• Oral presentations will take place during Clinical Investigators' Day, Friday, October 6, 2017 in Lecture Hall III.
• Each presentation will be limited to a maximum time duration. Depending on the number of abstracts to be presented, it is anticipated that presentations will be 10-15 minutes; 8-10 minutes for presentations and 2-5 minutes for questions and answers.
• Presentations will be judged based on scientific content of the abstract (including significance of the study, experimental design/approach, interpretation of data, and written abstract presentation) and the Oral Presentation (Delivery, Organization, Visual Aids, Clarity, and Response to Questions).