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Annual Member in Training Scientific Poster Competition for Residents & Fellows*

*(Medical Students may also present a poster during this event. The Medical Student Poster Showcase participants will be recognized with a certificate of participation.)

Purpose: To showcase work in medical research by South Carolina psychiatry residents and psychiatry subspecialty fellows.                               

Date/Location:  Friday, January 26, 2024, 6:00 pm-at Embassy Suites Downtown Greenville


1st place – $500.00

2nd place – $300.00

3rd place – $200.00

Eligible: All current SCPA Members in Training who are in good standing at their residency program.

Entry Deadline: Submit abstracts by January 5, 2024. Presenters will be notified by January 12.

Criteria for entry: Original abstracts that have or have not been presented at other meetings will be considered. The poster can summarize original research, including data driven research, literature review, or case presentation. Posters can have multiple authors, but only one award per poster will be given. The lead author of the poster must be a SCPA Resident Member and must be present for the poster to be judged in competition. Medical students are also encouraged to participate and may be a co-author but may not be first author. Only one abstract per first author can be accepted. Only first author will receive prize money. If the research content has been supported by a research grant, the lead author must be the principal investigator listed on the awarded grant.

Guidelines: The body of the poster abstract should be organized as follows:

  1. Title
  2. Purpose of the study
  3. Simple statement of methods
  4. Summary of results
  5. Statement of conclusions

Presenting author must be listed first with all other coauthors and all involved institutions, city and state. Your posters must be set up by 5:30 pm and taken down by 9:00 pm.  Presenting author must attend the poster Session 6:00 pm -7:15 pm to answer any questions. Awards will be presented at the SCPA Business Meeting on Saturday, January 27. Competition will be limited to the first 20 posters. SCPA Annual Meeting registration fee will be waived for all entrants.

Poster: Poster board (size) is 4’ x 6’ or 4’ x 8’ laminated.

Select A Ticket Below to Register, then Submit Your Poster Title and Abstract: