November 15–16, 2019

Please Note: This event has already occurred.

November 15–16, 2019
American College of Physicians Nevada Chapter

2019 NV ACP Chapter Abstract Competition

The Nevada ACP Chapter is pleased to announce a request for scientific abstracts submissions for the 2019 Annual Nevada ACP Chapter Abstracts Competition. We will begin by holding regional poster competitions which will determine eligibility for presentation at the Annual Nevada ACP Chapter Meeting on November 15-16, 2019 in Las Vegas Nevada at Mountain View Hospital. The northern regional completion will be held in Reno, while the southern regional competition will be held in Las Vegas. Eligible participants include associate members (Residents & Fellows-in-training) and medical students. Active membership is required for entering into the competition.


There are four categories for competition. The categories are:

  1. Resident/Fellow-in-training Clinical Vignette
  2. Resident/ Fellow-in-training Research
  3. Medical Student Clinical Vignette
  4. Medical Student Research

*Research may be basic, clinical or patient safety quality improvement

Locations & Dates:

Northern Region: Pending

Southern Region: Pending

Submission Criteria:

All authors should have contributed in a meaningful fashion to the abstract submission. Guidelines for the preparation of abstracts & posters in each category are described on the National and Nevada State ACP website ( under the Residents and Fellows menu/competitions. Abstracts must be submitted electronically to:

Deadline: Friday, September 27, 2019 for both the Northern and Southern Regions.

Judging & Awards:

Judging guidelines that are used at the National ACP meeting will be utilized at the regional as well as state annual meeting. Judges will use the same guidelines to critique abstracts at the Northern and Southern competitions and select winners prior to the Nevada ACP Chapter meeting. During the regional competitions, the judges will select up to 3 awardees from both regional competitions from each of the 4 categories. These individuals will be selected to display their work and present at the Nevada State ACP meeting reception on Friday, November 15, 2019. Winners of the Nevada State ACP abstract competition will be announced on Saturday, November 16, 2019 during the awards session. All regional winners must be prepared to present a 5 minute oral PowerPoint presentation. Those regional winners that are selected as Nevada State winners and will present their presentations followed by an audience question and answer session. First place associate and student member winners will receive a stipend to present their abstracts at the ACP National Meeting in Los Angeles, CA, April 23-25, 2019. The winners will each receive $500.00 to help cover the cost of registration, travel, housing and meals if they decide to attend the meeting.

We look forward to high quality and educational contributions by fellows, residents, and students to the Nevada ACP Chapter 20189Meeting.

Aditi Singh MD, FACP
Southern Nevada Chapter Abstract Competition Chair

Gurpreet Chahal, MD, FACP
Northern Nevada Chapter Abstract Competition Chair

Sandhya Wahi-Gururaj, MD, MPH, FACP
Annual Nevada Chapter Meeting Program Planning Chair

T. Brian Callister, MD, FACP, SFHM
Governor, ACP Nevada Chapter