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Name: Consultation-Liaison Psychiatry 2018

Location: Caribe Royale, Orlando, Florida

Date: November 13–17, 2018

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Call for Abstracts: James Vrac (jvrac@paimgmt.com); Phone: (301) 718-6523

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Welcome to the Call for Abstracts for Consultation-Liaison Psychiatry 2018
You will be using this site to prepare submissions for Consultation-Liaison Psychiatry (CLP) 2018. The meeting details are:
Who is the Academy of Consultation-Liaison Psychiatry and what is CLP 2018?
We're excited to share with you the news that the Academy of Psychosomatic Medicine last year adopted a new name: the Academy of Consultation-Liaison Psychiatry. Furthermore, the Academy's annual meeting itself has been rebranded to Consultation-Liaison Psychiatry 2018, abbreviated as "CLP 2018". You'll see references throughout our documents and website to both terms when referring to the meeting.

A Message from the Annual Meeting Program Chair
Academy President James Rundell, MD, FAPM, has chosen the meeting theme as Branding C-L Psychiatry: Defining the Breadth and Depth of Our Subspecialty. While submissions that span the breadth of consultation-liaison psychiatry are welcome, submissions that align with the meeting theme will be preferred over general subjects.

Clinicians in consultation-liaison psychiatry face a wide breadth of conundrums and controversies in all areas of practice. Our hope is that this meeting highlights the subspecialties within our subspecialty! We welcome proposals that not only focus on the nuances of the multiple subspecialties within C-L psychiatry, but also review information is imperative for any practicing C-L psychiatrist.

During our last annual meeting, an attendee commented his surprise at my attendance at a session highlighting updates in psycho-oncology. As a perinatal psychiatrist, I see very few patients with primary oncologic diagnoses, however, I view the annual meeting as a forum to update my knowledge base about other subspecialties and hope that other attendees are able to do this as well.

I look forward to reviewing your abstracts! Please do not hesitate to reach out with any questions or concerns. Thank you!

Christina L. Wichman, DO, FAPM
CLP 2018 Scientific Program Chair

Review of Submission Process
The Annual Meeting Program Committee is dedicated to assembling the highest-quality educational program for our attendees. Each year, the best-received sessions are those in which attendees learn information relevant to their work in a lively, engaging environment. In the spirit of continuous improvement we encourage all potential presenters to incorporate emerging knowledge about how adults learn in order to better engage their audience. This includes considering Socratic teaching methods and other forms of audience participation, flipped classrooms, and case-based instruction.

The abstract submission should be structured in such a way that it will be clear to potential participants how your session will enhance their knowledge incorporating the tenets of adult learning theory. It may also be helpful to utilize part of your abstract submission to breakdown timing of your presentation. For example, 5 minutes introduction; 20 minutes didactic presentation on topic; 15 minutes case-based discussion with utilization of audience response system, etc.

Keep in mind that the academic quality of the meeting continues to rise, making the competition for speaking slots rather high. Less than half of oral paper and session submissions will be accepted, and many good submissions must be declined. Please take extra care to make your abstract clear, rigorous, and engaging—it is the only information on which the Program Committee can judge your work.

IMPORTANT NOTE; PLEASE READ THIS: To provide the greatest breadth of presenters at CLP 2018 while still keeping the high quality of the meeting's content, we will have the following limits on presentations:
CLP 2018 Resources
Click here for detailed submission instructions
Click here to read the CLP 2018 Speaker's Agreement
Submission Instructions for Oral Paper and Poster Abstracts
Click here for guidance on CLP Oral Papers
Click here for guidance on CLP Posters
Click here for CLP's Case Report Requirements
Click here for guidance on CLP General Sessions
Tips for Writing Learning Objectives
Click here to read Writing Multiple Choice Questions
A good resource for writing an abstract: Indian J Psychiatry (via US National Library of Medicine)

Submissions deadline: 11:59 pm EDT on Monday, April 2, 2018
A submission must be complete, including disclosure filings from all associated speakers/authors, before it can be accepted for review - No exceptions. The deadline is firm and will not be extended.

It is the responsibility of the submitter to notify all co-authors or co-speakers of the requirement to complete disclosure reporting. For questions, please first start by reviewing the detailed submission instructions linked above.

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