Abstract and Presentation Information
Conference registration and abstract submission can be accessed through the UGA College of Pharmacy Continuing Education and Outreach Web site.
2013 Abstract Schedule
Guidelines for abstracts
View sample abstracts
- Deadline for online abstract submission is February 15. Check grammar, punctuation, and capitalization before final submission. Each abstract will be printed in the abstract book exactly how it was submitted.
- Due to space limitation in the printed abstract book, please adhere to the following standards:
- Title is limited to 2 lines of text (short, specific titles are preferred).
- Authors' names are limited to 1 line of text (do not use degrees or titles).
- Choose the appropriate practice site from the drop down menu. This information will be automatically added to your final abstract (if your site is a brand new program, it may not be listed and you must contact the UGA College of Pharmacy CE Dept. at 706-542-1296.)
- The remaining sections must be 250 words or less and should include:
If results/conclusions not available, leave blank. "Details/results will be discussed" or "To be presented" are not acceptable
List e-mail of resident (or best contact) for follow-up by interested participants.
The Presentation Objective and Self Assessment Question are required to assure ACPE accreditation for continuing education credit. When you submit your abstract, you will be prompted to add this information.
- Results (preliminary results are acceptable)
- Conclusion (reached to date)
- Presentation Objective
- Self-Assessment Question
- The Presentation Objective represents a fundamental learning concept that the audience should be able to demonstrate after the presentation. For guidance on writing an educationally sound objective, click here.
- The Self Assessment Question is a question to test the audience’s knowledge of a key aspect from your presentation. Also, the Self Assessment Question needs to be incorporated into the final slide and should be addressed by the presenter along with other questions from the audience.
Guidelines for presentations
View a sample presentation
- The conference itself consists of 7 presentation sessions spread over two days. There will be up to 10 concurrent presentation rooms with 7-8 presentations scheduled in each room during each session. Many of the rooms will have similar presentations (such as pediatrics, adult medicine, etc.) so preceptors and residents with a specific interest might be able to stay in one room throughout the session. Each session is 20 minutes in which 15 minutes is allocated for the presentation:
Each presentation should contain the following elements, View a sample presentation:
- Each presentation should last no more than 12 minutes
- 3 minutes will be allowed for Q&A
- 5 minutes is provided for room changes after each session and to make it possible for attendees to easily get to the next presentation.
Each room will be equipped with a computer and LCD projector. All residents must download their own presentation prior to their scheduled time.
All residents and preceptors are strongly encouraged to fill out an evaluation form on each presentation they attend. There will be a designated evaluator in each room who will meet briefly with the resident after their presentation to give them constructive feedback.
- Title slide
- Disclosure Statement slide
- Background slide(s)
- Purpose slide
- Objectives slide
- Methodology slide(s)
- Results slide(s)
- Conclusion slide
- Acknowledgement slide
- Presentation Objective and Self Assessment Question slide (with presenter
For questions regarding SERC and/or the web site, please contact the UGA College of Pharmacy CE Dept. at 706-542-1296.
Need to ask a fellow resident? If so, please contact the Resident Representative.
References for Presentation and Delivery
- Journal articles:
- DeCoske MA, White SJ. Public speaking revisited: delivery, structure, and style. Am J Health Syst Pharm. 2010;67(15):1225-7.
- Vazquez SR. Publishing your residency project. Am J Health Syst Pharm. 2010;67(13)1058-9.
- McKelvey RP, Hatton RC, Kimberlin CA. Pharmacy resident project publication rates and study designs from 1981, 1991, and 2001. Am J Health Syst Pharm. 2010;67(10)830-6.
- Barletta JF. Conducting a successful residency research project. Am J Pharm Educ. 2008;72(4)92.
- Murphy JE, Downhour N. Perceived value and outcomes of residency projects. Am J Health Syst Pharm. 2001;58(10)889-95.
- Haynes RB, et al. A proposal for more informative abstracts of clinical articles. Ann Intern Med. 1987;106(4)598-604.
- Rennie D, Glass RM. Structuring abstracts to make them more informative. JAMA. 1991;266(1)116-117.
- Hulley SB, Cummings SR, Browner WS, editors. Designing clinical research. 3rd ed. Philadelphia (PA): Wolters Kluwer Health/Lippincott Williams & Wilkins; 2007.
- Day RA, Gastel B. How to write and publish a scientific paper. 6th ed. Santa Barbara (CA): Greenwood Publishing Group, Inc.; 2006.