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Second Annual Primary Care Day

You are invited to submit an abstract for a poster presentation at the University of Maryland School of Medicine’s second annual Primary Care Day on April 28, 2017.

Proposals on any topic relating to primary care research are welcome from researchers from all professional schools on the UMB campus. Posters will be presented during a dedicated research forum following the keynote address. Please consider the theme of the session, Issues in Urban Primary Care when writing your submission.

  • Deadline for submission: Feb. 17, 2017
  • Selected abstracts will be announced by March 31, 2017
  • Please send submissions to Erinn Smith at by 5 p.m. on Feb. 17, 2017.

Abstract Requirements for Submission

Research Abstract for University of Maryland School of Medicine 2nd annual Primary Care Day

  • Length: Limit abstract to 300 words (not including title and authors).
  • Language: Abstracts must be in English.
  • Format
    1. Type the body of the abstract as one paragraph.
    2. The abstract must be written in third person.
    3. Abstracts should contain the appropriate subheadings described below.
    4. The abstract should not contain references or acknowledgments.

Submit abstracts as pdfs attachments emailed to Erinn Smith (, University of Maryland, Department of Family and Community Medicine.

Abstract Format

Context: The abstract should begin with a sentence or two summarizing the rationale for the study. In addition, the author should give a sentence or two about the importance of this work to primary care.

Objective: State the objective(s) or hypothesis(es) addressed.


Design: Describe the basic design of the study.

Setting: Describe the study setting(s).

Participants: State the important eligibility inclusion and exclusion) criteria and key sociodemographic features of participants.

Instrument (if applicable)

Intervention (if applicable): Describe the essential features of any interventions.

Main and secondary outcome measures (if any)

Results: Main results of the study. If research is in progress, state anticipated results.

Conclusions: Report conclusions with potential implications for primary care.  If research is in progress, state methodological or conceptual problem that is being posed.

Clare BanksBulletin Board, Education, People, Research, Technology, UMB News, USGAJanuary 13, 20170 commentsFamily and Community Medicine, Primary Care Day, Research and Development, School of Medicine.

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