OSMA 2023 Annual Meeting - Call for Abstracts

Ohio State Medical Association Annual Meeting

April 14-16, 2023

Submission deadline: 11:59 pm March 6, 2023
Notification of acceptance: March 10, 2023
Poster session is morning of April 15, 2023
The Ohio State Medical Association (OSMA) invites Medical Students to submit an abstract for poster presentation at the 2023 annual meeting. This is an excellent opportunity to become involved in the OSMA Annual Meeting and to enhance your reputation both within and outside your institution – and to network with physicians about policy, research, career interests and more. Almost 200 physician leaders in all different specialties, from across the state of Ohio, will attend this meeting. This event will give you the opportunity to present your research, network with Ohio physicians, learn about research innovation in Ohio, boost your CV, and engage with important advocacy work also taking place at the OSMA meeting! Up to 20 abstracts may be accepted.


Renaissance Columbus Westerville-Polaris, 409 Altair Parkway, Westerville, OH 43082

Submission and Review Process

Each de-identified abstract is reviewed for quality and content. If the abstract is accepted, the author must commit to attending the OSMA Annual Meeting to present their poster.


• Limit of two applications per individual.
• Poster board size will be 6' wide by 4' tall. Your poster may be of any size smaller than these dimensions. Presenters are responsible for creating and bringing their own poster. The poster board and pins will be provided.
• You may submit abstracts/posters of completed work, work in progress or work presented at a local or regional level.
• The primary author is responsible for obtaining written consent form all authors and appropriate institutions prior to submitting an abstract/poster.
• Abstracts/posters must be free of commercial influence; they may not include commercial logos and not imply an endorsement of any commercial product or service.
• Authors should plan to be at their poster during the morning poster session to answer questions.


You must designate one of the following categories for each abstract submitted. You may submit up to two abstracts for consideration. Your abstract may be placed into another category if reviewers see fit:
1. Clinical Medicine
2. Clinical Surgical
3. Basic Science / Translational Research
4. Advocacy, Policy, or Public Health
5. Other


The abstract must not exceed 350 words. Standard abbreviations may be used. Do not include co-authors, pictures, graphs, or citations/references in the abstract submission. When submitting your narrative below, organize the body of the abstract as follows:
1. Introduction
2. Methods
3. Results
4. Conclusion


Judges will discuss with the participant and score each poster during the morning poster session on Saturday, April 15th. Certificate of award for best poster in each category will be awarded at the opening of the Assembly on Sunday, April 16th. Further programming details will be included in abstract acceptance correspondence.
Up to 20 abstracts will be selected for poster presentation.


Please contact Mary Whitacre at mwhitacre@osma.org.

ABOUT YOU (presenting author)
First Name
Middle Name
Last Name
Mailing Address
State Zip
Training Program
Training Year
Phone number

Poster Title
Choose one category:
ABSTRACT NARRATIVE (Please enter or copy/paste narrative here – 350 word limit):
   - denotes required fields