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International Research Competition 2018

Abstract Submission Guidelines for Competition

Global Health Summit Registration is not required to Submit Abstracts

All participants are invited to submit Original Research Abstracts for presentation at the AAPI Global Health Summit on Friday December 28th, 2018 at KEM Hospital and G.S. Medical College, Mumbai, India.

The submission period opens July 1st, 2018 and closes Nov 15th, 2018 at 5 p.m. India Standard Time. All submissions after this time will not be considered for any award evaluation.

Submissions are requested under following categories

1. Clinical Sciences and Patient-Based Research.

2. Basic Sciences and Translational Research (large animals and human studies)

3. Technology Innovations in Medicine including EMR, Devices etc.

4. Complimentary and Integrative Medicine/AYUSH

Abstract Submission Format

  • Abstracts must be no more than 1 page, single-spaced
  • Submit as Microsoft Word Document
  • Fonts: Arial, Symbol (for Greek letters)
  • Font Size: 11 point
  • Margins: 1” on all sides
  • Abstract Size: Not to exceed 300 words (excluding title, authors name and affiliation)
  • Title: In upper case
  • Authors: Write first and last names in full with middle initial
  • The body of the abstract should be divided into the following segments

All abstracts will be scored based on peer review process. Accepted abstracts for POSTER presentation will be notified by e-mail by November 30th, 2018.

  • Accepted Poster abstract should be presented in person by the lead author.
  • An oral PowerPoint presentation will be required of the top 4 selected Poster Abstracts in each category.

Failure to confirm participation in person may result in invitation of the next presenter based on scoring.

Final decision on awards will be with the conference organizers.

Criteria for selection

  • The presenting author has to be within 10 years of his/her last degree (MBBS/MD/PhD)
  • The work must have never been published or presented elsewhere
  • The young investigator invited based on merit must present the work in person at the conference

It is realized that some may be unable to travel to Mumbai. For those submissions, we have created: On-Line Participation only.

  • The criteria and submission deadlines remain same.
  • Results and Certificate of Excellence in Research will be announced online.
  • In person presentation is not required

Friday, 28th Dec GS Medical College & KEM Hospital Mumbai
7:00 AM – 9:00 AM Poster Mounting
9:00 AM – 12:30 PM Poster Presentation & Judging
12:30 PM – 1:30 PM Invited Lecture: Dr. William Pinsky, President ECFMG (Box lunch will be provided)
1:30 PM – 4:00 PM Oral Presentation of the Finalists (7 + 2)’ X 16
6:30 PM – 10:00 PM Inauguration & Awards Ceremony at Trident Nariman Point

AAPI GHS 2018 Global Case Study & Research Competition Co-Leads:

Co-Chair: Dr. Beejadi Mukunda MD AAPI USA, Chair, AAPI International Research Competition

Co-Chair: Dr. Avinash Supe: Director (ME&MH) & Dean,Seth GS Medical College and KEM Hospital

Dean: Dr. Jayashree Mondkar,Lokmanya Tilak Medical College and Hospital

Dean: Dr. Ramesh Bharmal,Topiwala National Medical College & BYL Nair Charitable Hospital

Dr. Sanjay Desai, Johns Hopkins, Baltimore MD

Prof. Atul Goel, Head Dept. of Neurosurgery, KEM Hospital