Pediatric Research Day

Le Bonheur Children's Hospital
September 18, 2019

Le Bonheur Children’s Hospital will host its 11th annual Pediatric Research Day on Wednesday, September 18, 2019, from 7:45 a.m.to 4 p.m., in the Chesney Auditorium  and Faculty Office Building Auditoriums.

The goal of this meeting is to bring together researchers and clinicians from Le Bonheur Children’s Hospital, the Department of Pediatrics at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center, the Children’s Foundation Research Institute and other institutions to facilitate discussions on the latest research findings, medical advances, and scientific innovations.

The overarching theme of the 11th Pediatric Research Day is gastroenterology. The James C.Hunt Keynote Address will be given by Dr. Eugene Chang, associate section chief for research on gastroenterology, hepatology and nutrition at the University of Chicago. In addition, attendees will have the opportunity to hear presentations on current research and network with investigators working in a wide range of scientific and medical fields.

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Key Dates

Registration Opens May 1, 2019
Abstract Submission Opens May 1, 2019
Abstract Submission Closes July 26, 2019 at 5 p.m.
Abstract Withdrawal Deadline Aug. 9, 2019
Registration Closes Sept. 13, 2019 at 5 p.m.

Call for Abstracts

Abstracts are invited for the 11th Pediatric Research Day featuring gastroenterology from members of faculty, research staff, clinical fellow, postdoctoral fellow, medical resident and graduate student categories. All abstracts that meet the submission criteria will be scored by a panel of judges blinded to author identities, and the top scoring abstract in each category will be selected for oral presentation. Due to space limitations, only the remaining top 100 abstracts will be programmed for poster presentations. All medical student submissions will be accommodated. First authors of top scoring abstracts and posters in each category will be selected for awards.

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Poster Presentation Guidelines

  • Posters must be displayed from Sept.17 at 4:30 p.m. until Sept. 18 at 4 p.m. Authors are responsible for removing their posters by Sept. 19 at 9 a.m. Any posters that are not removed by this time will be discarded.
  • First authors must be present at their posters on Sept. 18 from 12 p.m. to 1 p.m. on for judges.
  • Posters must fit stands that are 4’× 6’ and the title, authors and affiliations must be legible at the top.
  • Pushpins and velcro stickers will be available to presenters.