Resident/Fellow Poster Contest

The deadline for 2023 has passed.  Applications for 2024 will open soon!

The ACOI is pleased to announce the 2023 awards for Original Research Abstract and Case Presentation Posters prepared by residents or fellows in internal medicine and its subspecialties.

Cash awards of $1,500, $1,000, and $750 will be made for the 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place original research abstract posters as judged at the 2023 Convention, October 11- 14, 2023 in Tampa, Florida. In addition, the top three finishers will present their work at a plenary session of the Convention and receive reimbursement of their travel costs (1-2 nights at hotel and coach air travel), if not paid by your training program.

Abstract subjects are to be related to internal medicine and its subspecialties. There are no restrictions as to content, and the entry may represent, but is not limited to: original research, a retrospective analysis, a prospective analysis, etc. Relevance or application to osteopathic principles and practice is encouraged.

A second category for competition will include an interesting case(s) analyzed against a review of the literature to support and/or refute the analysis. There will be separate cash awards of $1,000, $750 and $500 for the top three case presentation posters. These awards will be presented during the plenary session mentioned above. Funding constraints do not allow reimbursement for travel for the top three finishers in the case presentation competition.

Please clearly specify in which category (original research or case presentations) you are submitting your entry. Maximum two submissions per person. The deadline for submission by email to is July 31, 2023. Registration for the Convention is free for residents along with all meal functions provided by ACOI. 

The ACOI Research Committee strongly encourages you to enter this contest. This is a great way to begin disseminating your findings. In addition to the judging in Tampa, Florida, a first-rate convention is planned. 

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For more information, contact Kara Kerns. To see a list of past winners, click here

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