Call for posters: WVU’s 42nd Hal Wanger Family Medicine Conference

Tuesday, July 19, 2016

The 42nd  Hal Wanger Family Medicine Conference is scheduled for September 29-30, 2016, in Morgantown, W.Va. In conjunction with the conference, the department is soliciting poster presentations for the poster portion of the conference.

This is an excellent opportunity for presenters to showcase their research and professional work. Students, residents, fellows and faculty in any health sciences profession are encouraged to participate. Abstracts for submission are being accepted through August 15 at 5:00 p.m., and authors will be notified of acceptance status by September 1. Abstracts should be less than 250 words and include a brief introduction, methods, results, and discussion/conclusion of the project. Abstracts will be assessed via a peer-reviewed process.

The conference will begin early afternoon on Thursday, September 29, followed by evening workshops and will continue through Friday, September 30. Dr. Halvard Wanger organized the conference in 1956. In 1975, the Department of Family Medicine assumed responsibility for hosting this annual conference.

To submit a poster abstract or for more information, contact Holly Maroon at maroonh@wvumedicine.org or 304-598-6919, ext. 2.