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Call for Abstracts: Department of Surgery Research Day

General Information

The Dr. Robert Zhong Department of Surgery Research Day will be held on Friday, June 15, 2018 at King’s University College, London.  The poster session will take place in the morning before the commencement of Research Day. All poster presenters will be asked to prepare a two-minute pitch to provide an overview of their research. One winner will be selected in each of the four research categories.

The Department of Surgery Research Committee will adjudicate all abstracts. 

Abstract Submissions are Open to:

Abstract Research Categories:

  1. Big Data/ICES (examples: Population based outcome research, Health Services Planning & Evaluation etc.)
  2. Fundamental Sciences & Surgical Innovation (examples: Basic science laboratory or engineering work through proof of concept in animal studies, human pilot studies, other innovations, therapies, surgical samples for basic science descriptive analysis etc.)
  3. Patient Centered Research (examples: Prospective or observational studies involving patients or involving human participants as controls in a health care setting, patient related outcome measure development, patient surveys etc.)
  4. Surgical Education (examples: Education projects involving simulation, competency-based education, resident work hours, different teaching styles, education projects such as decision aid development, qualitative research projects etc).

Submission Details:

Please submit your abstract in the following format:

How to Submit Your Abstract:

Indicate in the text of your email submission the following information about yourself:

Contact Information:

If you have any questions please contact Janice Sutherland or call 519-646-6100 ext. 64304.


Remember: The deadline to submit your abstract is Monday, March 5, 2018.