Medical Outreach Committee Poster Submission Guidelines

Instructions for Preparing Abstracts & Posters

Below you will find the criteria for evaluation of posters and abstracts submitted for presentation. The evaluation criteria are listed in order of relative importance.

  • The first author must be an osteopathic medical student or family medicine resident
  • The information presented must be original, not a duplication and not previously published in this format
  • The poster may not be longer than 1,500 words (not including abstract)
  • Each abstract should be no longer than 250 words
  • The abstract must be submitted through the ACOFP or an AOA affiliate
  • Poster must be IRB-approved if research was conducted

Convention Registration

There is no travel or housing allowance associated with these presentations or awards. If your presentation is selected, you are required to register for the ACOFP Annual Convention & Scientific Seminars.  

Required Documentation for Submission

Submit an application with abstract.  

If you have any questions, please email