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Call for Abstracts

Important Dates and Deadlines
  • March 4, 2022 – Abstract Submission Site Opens
  • *EXTENDED* April 13, 2022, 11:59 pm PT – Abstract Submission Site Closes
  • April 18, 2022 – Notification of Acceptance
To Submit your Abstract

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General Rules and Guidelines
  1. The online submission site must be used for abstract submission.
  2. Individuals may co-author different abstracts but can only present one abstract.
  3. Abstracts cannot be submitted if the research represented by the abstract will be published (online or in print) and/or presented at any other national or international meeting (excluding state, regional or institutional meetings) prior to May 12 and 13, 2022.
  4. If selected for presentation, presenters must disclose any conflict of interest.
  5. If selected for presentation, presenters must ensure that the images contained in your presentation follow HIPAA Notice of Privacy Practice and Penn Dental Medicine’s Patient Imaging Management Policy.

Please select your submission category below for additional information on eligibility and abstract submission requirements.

Eligibility

Abstracts will be accepted from Penn Dental Medicine faculty, MSOB students, DScD students, residents and junior investigators which include postdoctoral fellows, research associates and junior faculty.

Abstract Submission

Title: Abstract titles are limited to 20 words. First letter of each word should be capitalized unless there is a preposition. Italicize as appropriate.

Authors: Authors names should be capitalized and entered as follows: last name, first name and middle initial. Affiliations must be listed. List the presenting author’s information under Contact Information. All graduate student and postdoc abstracts must include their mentor as co-author.

Text: Abstracts are limited to 400 words. Do not include the title, authors, or references in the text. Graphics and tables are not allowed. Sponsor, funding agency and grant number should be included in the “SUPPORT” field. Text should be divided into the following titles:

  1. Rationale – Emphasize rationale for study
  2. Materials and Methods – Briefly describe methodology and experimental design
  3. Results – Briefly describe data
  4. Conclusions – Discuss data and conclusions
  5. Clinical Significance – Discuss potential usefulness/relevance of data

Eligibility

All Penn Dental Medicine students are invited to submit an abstract for oral presentation. Attendance and oral presentation are mandatory for all honors and summer research students. Several students in the honors programs work in groups. If this is the case, please list all authors on the abstract, but submit ONLY one abstract for the group.

Abstract Submission

Title: Abstract titles are limited to 20 words. First letter of each word should be capitalized unless there is a preposition. Italicize as appropriate.

Authors: Authors names should be all capitalized and entered as follows: last name, first and middle initials. Affiliations must be listed.

Text: Abstracts are limited to 400 words. Do not include title, authors, or references in the text. Graphics and tables are not allowed. Sponsor, funding agency and grant number should be included under “SUPPORT” in the online submission site.

For Clinical Honors, Clinical Research Honors, Endodontics, Oral Medicine, Oral Surgery, Orthodontics, Pediatric, Periodontics, Radiology, Research Honors, BTS Research Honors, Summer Research and Other Research

Text can be divided into the following titles, however use your discretion:

  1. Introduction – Emphasize rationale for study
  2. Materials and Methods – Briefly describe methodology and experimental design
  3. Results – Briefly describe data
  4. Conclusions – Discuss data and conclusions

For Bridging the Gaps, Community Honors, Nutritional Sciences Honors and Vulnerable Population Honors Students

Text can be divided into the following titles:

  1. Overview & Goals of Project
  2. Description of Site, if applicable
  3. Description of Activities
  4. Outcomes of Project

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