Poster sessions allow attendees to delve into and discuss the specifics of an abstract with the author in a one-on-one or small group setting. The Annual Meeting offers on average 240 total poster abstracts with approximately 60 posters presented at each session.
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Sunday, October 18, 6:30 - 8:30 PM & Welcome Reception
Monday, October 19, 7:00 - 8:30 AM Lee B. Lusted Award Finalists & Continental Breakfast
Tuesday, October 20, 7:00 - 8:30 AM & Continental Breakfast
Wednesday, October 21, 7:30 - 9:00 AM & Continental Breakfast
Guidelines for Poster Presenters:
• The bulletin board will be landscape, 4-ft. (height) by 8-ft. (width)
• Abstract title, author(s), and institution must be placed at the top of your poster board in large lettering (at least 2 inches high).
• We recommend that you post a large-type copy of your abstract in the upper left corner of your board.
• Use large type size that can be easily read at a distance of 6-8 feet.
• Be sure graphs and charts can be easily read at a distance of 6-8 feet.
• Posters may be printed / displayed as a single large piece of paper OR presenters may choose to post smaller pieces of paper similar to a PowerPoint Presentation print out of each slide.
The Lee B. Lusted Finalists Student Prize Award:
Each year the Lee B. Lusted Finalists Prize Student Fund recognizes students’ original research in medical decision making in order to attract the best and brightest young minds to SMDM. The 10 top-ranked student abstract submissions in each category are selected as semi-finalists for presentation during the Lee B. Lusted Finalists Moderated Poster Session. Between 7:00 AM – 8:00 AM, Lusted judges will lead moderated discussions of 5 posters in a single pod. Non-judges are welcome to process with these groups, although we request that all audience members allow judges to ask the first questions and to call on audience members with additional questions. All posters will be available for open viewing between 8:00 AM – 8:30 AM. The top two semi-finalists in each of 5 categories will receive the Lee Lusted award, announced on Wednesday, October 21 at 9:00 AM.
MDM offers rigorous and systematic approaches to decision making that are designed to improve the health and clinical care of individuals and to assist with health policy development.