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Reminder: Submit your abstract for the FWMC Annual General Meeting

Monday, June 9, 2014

FWMC 2014 Annual General Meeting, Vancouver BC, September 19-21, 2014
"Women as Medical Leaders: Empowered, Engaged, Extraordinary"

Call for medical student and resident abstracts
Submission Deadline: July 25, 2014 at 11:59pm EST.

The Federation of Medical Women of Canada (FMWC) seeks to be the networking and professional development home for all Canadian women in the medical profession while being the preeminent advocate for women's health across Canada.

Submit your abstracts here.

This meeting is attended by women physicians in all fields of medicine. The presentations include seminars on leadership, networking, work-life balance, and career transitions. This is an excellent opportunity to showcase your work and network with specialists from across the province and country.

Abstract submission is open to medical students and residents who are current FMWC members. Poster topics related to sex and gender differences and women's health issues are encouraged. Register at www.fmwc.ca.

Submissions will undergo peer review and all selected abstracts will be displayed as posters. The presenting author of the top abstract in each category of medical student and resident submission will be awarded a prize.

The abstract limit is 250 words (not including title, authors, and affiliations) and submissions should be formatted using the following headings:
• Background and Objectives
• Methods
• Results and Discussion
• Conclusions

The organizing committee will be selected the top resident and medical student abstracts for a prize based on the following criteria:
● Clarity and depth of writing
● Ability of the abstract to stimulate discussion
● Relevance to health care
● Overall impression of the abstract

Top abstract winners will be announced at the FMWC AGM Meeting.

Questions can be forwarded to fmwcstudents@gmail.com.