Call for Abstracts


The 2013 Pediatric SlPoster SessionPoster Sessioneep Medicine conference seeks abstract submissions for Poster Sessions of research and educational endeavors.  The goals of the poster sessions are (1) to provide the most current scientific findings focusing on pediatric sleep medicine and (2) provide an opportunity for individuals and institutions to share their own programs / innovations in pediatric sleep education at the undergraduate, graduate, post-graduate, professional, and public levels. All accepted abstracts will be displayed at both Poster Sessions on Saturday, November 9 & Sunday, November 10, 2013.

Research abstract submissions from current trainees or researchers less than 5 years post-training will be considered for the Poster Session as well a session of Young Investigator Presentations.  Six Young Investigator abstracts will be selected for a 6-minute oral presentation followed by 3-minutes of questions; sessions will be held on Saturday, November 9 & Sunday, November 10, 2013.

Abstract submissions from Young Investigators should clearly indicate their eligibility and desire to be considered for the Young Investigator Presentations.


Extended Deadline for Abstract Submissions: July 15, 2013

Abstracts should be 400 words or less, be submitted as a Microsoft Word or PDF attachment, and include the following sections:

Sleep Research Abstracts
Title
Authors and Institutions
Objectives
Methods
Results
Conclusion
Support (if relevant)

Sleep Education Abstracts
Purpose of program
Plan (target audience, materials, etc.)
Benefits of program
Future directions
Support (if relevant)


Submission for the Abstracst as well as a completed faculty disclosure from (below) should be emailed to Yasunori Oka, MD at oka@sleepresearch.jp or Robyn Stremler, RN, PhD at robyn.stremler@utoronto.ca.     

Extended Deadline for Abstract Submissions: July 15, 2013