Resident Poster Contest

2021 Resident Poster Contest

The CAFP Foundation is pleased to support the 8th Annual Resident Poster Contest virtually on Sunday, May 23, 2021. The purpose of the poster competition is to promote scholarly activity by family medicine residents and to provide a unique opportunity for residents to share their research with a network of family doctors.  

Application Process:
The online application must be submitted by January 31, 2021. An abstract must accompany the application. Incomplete applications will not be considered. Applicants will be notified by March 5, 2021. (See below for full timeline)

Eligibility:

  • Resident physician at a California Family Medicine Residency Program.
  • CAFP/AAFP Member.

Categories:

  1. Original Research: summarize the results of a well-defined research project. Include hypotheses, methods, results, and discussion/conclusion. All work should be original.
  2. Case Report: present a clinical case scenario. Include an introduction, case description, and discussion of patient management.

Additional Information:

  • The topic must be of value to family medicine and within the scope of family medicine.
  • All projects must be completed at the time of application. 
  • Every program is encouraged to participate - please limit submissions to THREE PER PROGRAM.  
  • Up to 20 entries will be selected for display on the CAFP website. Of those, the top 10 will be invited to give a 2-minute/2-slide oral presentation. The top 2 posters will be awarded prizes.  
  • Each abstract will undergo a double-blind review process by family physicians on the Foundation Board of Trustees and other volunteer reviewers. 

Evaluation Criteria:

  • Clarity in the research and/or clinical question, study design and discussion/conclusion
  • Originality of project or question
  • Relevance to family medicine
  • Impact on future work
  • Potential to improve patient care or resident skills, knowledge and performance

Timeline:

  • December 11, 2020 | Application Opens
  • January 31, 2021 | Application Closes
  • February 5, 2021 | Abstracts and scoring sheets sent to reviewers for blind review #1
  • February 28, 2021 | Reviewers’ score sheets due back to CAFP
  • March 5, 2021 | Acceptance decisions go to lead authors (and their program directors)
  • March 31, 2021 | Final poster submission deadline (PDF version)
  • April 5, 2021 | Final posters and scoring sheets sent to reviewers for blind review #2
  • April 30, 2021 | Reviewers’ score sheets due back to CAFP
  • May 7, 2021 | CAFP notifies residents of scoring results
  • May 23, 2021 | Virtual presentations of the top 10 posters and displays of the top 20

2020 Resident Poster Contest 

The CAFP Foundation was pleased to support the 7th Annual Resident Poster Contest virtually on the CAFP Community Conversation, Sunday, May 24th at 7:30pm. The purpose of the poster competition is to promote scholarly activity by family medicine residents and to provide a unique opportunity for residents to share their research with a network of family doctors.  

Top 10 Posters

The top 10 posters were presented live, and can be seen in the carousel below. Download all of the posters here.

READ MORE Missed Opportunities: Improving Same Day Birth Control Initiation Using the One Key Question Method in an Urban Underserved Population at a Community Health Center
Lagina Scott, MD
Family Medicine Residency Training Program at Family Health Centers of San Diego
View Poster.
READ MORE Rare Thromboembolism Following High Risk Pregnancy
Abraham Vela, MD
Pomona Valley Hospital Family Medicine Residency Program
View Poster.
READ MORE Psychoeducational Intervention for Spanish-speaking Patients
Matilde Fredrickson, MD
Stanford-O'Connor Hospital Family Medicine Residency
View Poster.
READ MORE An Extra-pulmonary Complication of Vaping: Pneumomediastinum in a Young Male
Timothy Vu, MD
Riverside Community Hospital/UC Riverside School of Medicine Family Medicine Residency Program
View Poster.
READ MORE The "Bruins and the Bees" Program:
Sex Ed for Los Angeles High School Students

John Tran, MD
UCLA Family Medicine Residency Program (Santa Monica)
View Poster
READ MORE Not All Sepsis is Sepsis: A Case of Beta Blocker Overdose Masquerading as Sepsis
Dennis Woo, MD
UC Riverside School of Medicine Family Medicine Residency Program in Palm Springs
View Poster.
READ MORE Universal Screening for Gonorrhea and Chlamydia in Female Patients Ages 15-24
Thu Nguyen, MD
Pomona Valley Hospital Family Medicine Residency Program
View Poster.
READ MORE To Bee or Not To Be: The Story of A Rare Cause of Ischemic Stroke
Megan Baikie, MD
Eisenhower Medical Center Family Medicine Residency Program
View Poster.
READ MORE Dietary Sugar in a California Public High School Meal Program: Are We Contributing to Lifelong Obesity?
Anna Askari, MD
Eisenhower Medical Center Family Medicine Residency Program
View Poster.
READ MORE Premature Thelarche Secondary to Lavender Exposure
Elizabeth Sophy, MD
UCSD Family Medicine Residency Program
View Poster.

More Posters

Other posters were selected, but will not be presented live. You can view the posters below.

Integrated Community Medicine: Elevating Resident Confidence & Teen Health at a School-Based Clinic

Lulua Bahrainwala, MD
Emanate Health

Hammering Pain: A Case Study on Dorsal Wrist Pain

Anne Oh, MD
Loma Linda University Health

Art of Cryotherapy - Treatment for Basal Cell Carcinoma

Kacie Paik, MD
University of California Riverside Family Medicine Residency

Acute Acalculous Cholecystitis in a Child with Primary EBV Infection

Lina Hadj Smaine, DO
Department of Family Medicine and Pediatrics, Riverside University Health System

Impact of Rapid Response Team Education on Ward Code Blues

Sabrina Jen, DO
PIH Health Hospital

Harnessing the potential of the EHR in support of I-PASS protocols can improve the resident care transition experience

Shane Walker, MD
Natividad Medical Center Family Medicine Residency

Isolated and In Labor: Managing active respiratory tuberculosis in pregnancy and across the U.S.-Mexico border

Krystal Jimenez, MD, MS
Scripps Mercy Family Medicine Residency

A Multi-dimensional Approach to Diabetes Control Effects of participation in Comprehensive Diabetes Group Clinic on HBA1C in Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus

Rob Assibey, MD
Family Medicine Residency Program, San Joaquin General Hospital

A Case of Atypical Wernicke’s Encephalopathy: Suspicion Trumps All


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