Student Poster Showcase

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Medical Student Poster Showcase Info

SC Psychiatric Association Medical Student Poster Showcase

Friday, January 28 at 5:30 pm

Submission Deadline: January 3, 2022

The South Carolina Psychiatric Association welcomes medical students to present their research during the SCPA Annual Meeting. This year’s annual meeting is a virtual format via the WHOVA platform, and students will be scheduled to share their research on Friday, January 28 from 5:30-6:15 pm.

Instructions & Guidelines for Poster Presentation


  • This competition is open to all medical students.
  • The abstract submission deadline for the poster showcase is Monday, January 3, 2022.
  • The abstract should include complete details of the student’s work (e.g., abstract title, name, affiliation, abstract and biography etc).
  • Submit abstracts online.
  • Students will be notified by 1/17 when the exact time of their virtual presentation will occur.


  • Virtual Presentation:
    • Virtual slideshow presentation (~5-7 minutes in length).
    • Please arrange your poster information into a short slide set to present.
    • The title, contents and the author’s information should be clearly visible on the introduction slide.
    • Organize the presentation into subdivisions, e.g., Introduction, Methods, Results, Discussion, Conclusions, and Literature Cited (avoid using too many citations).
    • Present numerical data in the form of graphs and tables.
    • Visuals should be simple and bold. Avoid distracting content.
    • Avoid acronyms and extensive mathematical notations as much as possible.
    • Besides your project, the text could also include future research plans or questions.
  • Poster: Please have a PDF copy of the poster (not the slides) available if needed.

Student Poster Showcase Application