CALL FOR ABSTRACTS - NOW OPEN
The Call for Abstracts for the 43rd Annual Scientific Meeting (ASM) of the CGS is now open!
Further details may be requested from those whose abstracts are accepted. Selected abstracts will be published in the CGS ASM Book of Abstracts and in a future issue of the Canadian Geriatrics Journal (www.cgjonline.ca).
On behalf of the 2024 Scientific Planning Committee of the Canadian Geriatrics Society (CGS), we are pleased to announce that the Call for Abstracts for the 43rd Annual Scientific Meeting (ASM) of the CGS is now open!
The 2024 ASM will be held April 25-27 in Calgary, Alberta, at the Westin Calgary. This year’s theme is Enriching Lives: Geriatric Health in a Changing World.
Some of the topics that will be explored at the meeting this year include:
Abstract Submission Guidelines
Notification of Acceptance/Rejection
Those who submitted an abstract will be notified of decisions beginning the week of February 12, 2024. Further details may be requested from those whose abstracts are accepted. Selected abstracts will be published in the CGS ASM Book of Abstracts and in a future issue of the Canadian Geriatrics Journal (www.cgjonline.ca).
Poster presenters are required to register and attend the CGS ASM and should be present at their poster location to answer questions during dedicated viewing times throughout the ASM. Posters should be no larger than 3.5 feet wide x 4 feet high. These measurements must be strictly adhered to.
CGS Poster Awards
Three awards will be presented for the best posters. Any trainee or student is eligible for this award.
If the primary author is a student or trainee, the abstract submission will be considered for an oral presentation. The primary author MUST register, plan to present and attend the CGS ASM to be eligible. All oral presentations will consist of a nine-minute presentation, followed by a three-minute discussion period, and will be scheduled throughout the ASM during the concurrent sessions.
Oral Presentation Awards
The following prizes/awards will be available for oral presentations:
This prize is for the best scientific presentation by a post-graduate medical trainee (Core Internal Medicine PGY1, PGY2, PGY3, General Internal Medicine PGY4, PGY5 or Family Practice PGY1, PGY2) at the CGS ASM.
This prize is for the best scientific presentation by a subspecialty resident (Geriatric Medicine PGY4, PGY5 or Family Medicine Care of the Elderly PGY3) at the CGS ASM. Graduate students are not eligible for this prize.
This award is for the best scientific presentation by a medical student, health professional student or undergraduate degree student at the CGS ASM.
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