40th Annual Meeting

July 9-12, 2014
The Coeur d'Alene Resort
Coeur d'Alene, ID, USA

CALL FOR CASES, POSTER & FORUM PRESENTATIONS

Attendees are invited to submit case summaries and poster abstracts for review and selection to be presented during SPD’s 40th Annual Meeting. There are four (4) categories:

CASES OF THE YEAR

The Annual Meeting "Cases of the Year" category includes cases with a known diagnosis, diseases that have proven difficult to diagnose, or cases presenting management challenges. These cases should have attendant teaching value. SPD asks all those interested in submitting a Case of the Year to first review the example presentation posted immediately below as it should help to provide guidelines and format for preparing a presentation if your case is selected by the committee.

Please remember that representative photos (jpeg files) MUST be submitted at the time of application for Cases of the Year or the case will not be considered. Photos should be jpeg files and file sizes should be under 2MB. SPD will publish abstracts selected for presentation in meeting materials and will use text as submitted. Please ensure that all text is correct when submitted. SPD is unable to make corrections. Please gather all materials before continuing.

Sample Case
: MRSA Necrotizing Fasciitis in a Neonate (ppt)

Aimee Smidt, MD, University of New Mexico (Moderator)

The Cases of the Year submission deadline is May 16, 2014. Authors will be contacted via email in early June 2014 if their case is chosen. Please contact info@pedsderm.net if you have any questions.

Click here to submit a Case of the Year.

JUNIOR FACULTY/FELLOWS FORUM

The Annual Meeting "Junior Faculty/Fellows Forum" category includes basic science or clinical research projects, which may include case series of clinical interest with accompanying literature reviews, which have been conceived and/or conducted by pediatric dermatology fellows and/or junior faculty who have been out of training for 5 years or less.

When submitting photos or files with your case, please submit jpeg files and file sizes should be under 2MB. SPD will publish abstracts selected for presentation in meeting materials and will use text as submitted. Please ensure that all text is correct when submitted. SPD is unable to make corrections. Please gather all materials before continuing.

Claudia Posso De Los Rios, MD, Hospital for Sick Children (Moderator)

The Junior Faculty/Fellows Forum submission deadline is May 16, 2014. Authors will be contacted via email in early June 2014 if their case is chosen. Please contact info@pedsderm.net if you have any questions.

Click here to submit a Junior Faculty/Fellow Forum Abstract.

POSTER PRESENTATIONS

The Annual Meeting "Poster Presentations" are limited to 40 posters. Awards will be presented for the best posters. Dimensions of the poster are not to exceed 4’ x 6’. Also, please note that SPD will request that accepted posters be submitted in PDF format, in addition to the paper poster displayed at the meeting.

Please note that if a submitted case is chosen to be presented as one of SPD’s “Cases of the Year”, it will not be simultaneously assigned poster space. Submitted cases not chosen for a “Cases of the Year” oral presentation may be presented as a poster, however the SPD will give preferred assignment of space to research-oriented work.

Anna Bruckner, MD, Children’s Hospital Colorado (Chair)

The Poster Presentations submission deadline is May 16, 2014. Authors will be contacted via email in early June 2014 if their case is chosen. Please contact info@pedsderm.net if you have any questions.

Click here to submit a Poster Presentation Abstract.

RESEARCH FORUM

The Research Forum will highlight outstanding research by members in our field. Eight (8) abstracts will be selected for oral presentation during the parallel session of the meeting. Original basic science or clinical research projects are eligible for consideration.

Megha Tollefson, MD, Mayo Clinic, Rochester (Moderator)

The Research Forum submission deadline is May 16, 2014. Authors will be contacted via email in early June 2014 if their case is chosen. Please contact info@pedsderm.net if you have any questions.

Click here to submit a Research Forum Abstract.

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