2024 southwestern Primary Care research & Innovation Summit

Virtual Poster Fair


Important Dates:

  • Mar 1 – 8
    Poster acceptance notifications sent
  • Apr 7-12
    Presenters upload completed poster materials to the virtual poster exhibitor platform.
  • Apr 14
    Virtual Poster Fair to go LIVE!
  • Apr 14 – 21
    Judges conduct poster review and scoring
  • April 22 (week of)
    Poster winners notified!
  • May 8
    Awards Ceremony & featured posters session during live Summit 

8th Annual poster Fair

Poster Proposal Deadline is now closed as of February 25, 2024

This is an excellent opportunity for healthcare and public health scholars to present their latest research results, projects, and innovations to a broad southwestern regional audience including FQHC and hospital-based teaching health centers, academic institutions, public health departments, as well as your mentors and peers.

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Submitted poster abstracts are reviewed by the 2024 Research & Innovation Summit & Poster Fair Planning Committee. Use the links provided to submit a poster abstract (online form) for consideration no later than February 25, 2024.

Invited poster presenters will submit a digital poster and an MP4 audio or video file that includes a 3-5 minute oral presentation of your poster. Note: It is not necessary to be tech-savvy to present! Detailed instructions will be included with acceptance notices and technical assistance will be available upon request.

Posters of interest include, but are not limited to, projects that address one or more of the following Guiding Principles outlined for this event.  

Poster competition & Awards

Awards & recognition for most outstanding posters in four award categories!

This is a peer-reviewed, juried poster fair. Posters will be graded on innovation, scientific merit, and poster presentation style. Award winners will be announced by the end of April and awardees will be honored in person at the Southwestern Primary Care Research & Innovation Summit on May 8th. Award recipients will also present their findings during a special moderated “talk-show” style interview session after the awards ceremony. 

Click the labels below to learn more about the four award categories. 

This award is presented to the author(s) of the Best Overall Poster. 

Selection Criteria:
The poster clearly demonstrates an impact on improved health outcomes. Research and findings contribute to new knowledge of improved practices or policies that support community health centers. Additionally, the model demonstrates replicability in other community health centers.

Innovation Award Criteria:
Posters that provide new information or unique practice models and contribute insight into important and timely research or to improvements in patient care. 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place awards will be presented in this category.

Relevance Award Criteria:
Projects that are both pertinent and of great interest to community health centers and primary care. 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place awards will be presented in this category.

Community Impact Award Criteria:
Posters that discuss the impact on health outcomes in the community, and clearly describe and demonstrate community involvement.1st, 2nd, and 3rd place awards will be presented in this category.