2018 Peds 21: Leveraging New Technologies to Transform Child Health Abstracts Program
2018 Peds21: Leveraging New Technologies to Transform Child Health accepts abstracts on new and innovative technology used to improve child health.
Peds 21 will accept abstracts that represent original research, quality improvement projects with a focus on new and innovative technology that improves child health and case reports. Previously submitted work (encore abstracts) are accepted, as long as they have not been previously submitted to the AAP's National Conference & Exhibition Abstract program.
Submission will not preclude future submission for journal publication. Submissions are eligible for publication in AAP's Pediatrics Journal.
All research conducted by abstract authors should have been approved by the Institutional Review Board of the institution(s) where the research was conducted.
Abstracts to Peds 21 can be co-submitted to other Sections and Councils.
All AAP members are eligible to submit. Membership in a Section or Council is not required.
Abstracts will be accepted for digital poster presentations. The top twelve (12) e-posters will be showcased during the Peds 21 program scheduled for Friday, November 2,2018. Each presenter will stand by their assigned ePoster kiosk during their assigned time slot. Authors will have a total of 5-7 minutes to present and 3 additional minutes for question and answer. Presenters will be asked to report to their kiosk 10 minutes prior to their allotted time.
All electronic posters will follow a standardized Power Point template that will be provided after acceptance.
Questions regarding abstract submissions should be directed to Jackie Burke at 630.626.6759 or firstname.lastname@example.org
. Abstract content questions should be directed to Abstract Chairperson Alex Hamling, MD, FAAP at email@example.com
QUALITY IMPROVEMENT PROJECT ABSTRACT SUBMISSIONS AND MOC PART 4 ELIGIBILITY
- This year, we will be accepting abstracts describing quality improvement projects. These abstracts may be eligible
for free MOC Part 4 credit through the AAP’s Maintenance of Certification (MOC) Portfolio.
- Please describe the following in your abstract submission. These items MUST be included on the poster or slide presentation in order to be eligible for MOC credit:
- The specific aim of the quality improvement project that describes the target population, desired numerical improvement, and timeframe for achieving the improvement
- The process for improvement (eg, QI methodology utilized, how the intervention was implemented, how tests of change were used to modify interventions, who was involved, etc)
- Graphical display of data: a minimum of baseline and 2 follow-up measurements
- A discussion of the degree to which the aim was achieved
- Factors that affected success
- Next steps for the QI project
If you created an account in a different program, you may use the same username and access key. If this is your first time submitting, please create a new account.
- To submit an abstract describing a QI project, select the “QI Project” radio button as part of your abstract submission.
- If accepted into the H program, you will be contacted by AAP Division of Quality/MOC Portfolio staff with further information about MOC eligibility.
- Note: authors can still submit a QI project abstract even if not interested in MOC credit. Abstracts may still be accepted into the program even if they do not follow the MOC guidelines. These, however, will not be eligible for MOC credit.
- Poster/oral presentations describing projects already approved for MOC Part 4 credit are not eligible for additional credit.
- Additional details are available here: www.aap.org/mocabstracts