Call for Poster Abstracts for 2024 Education Day


Duke AHEAD Education Day: Celebrating 10 years of Excellence in Health Professions Education

Deadline for Submission: February 27, 2024

Duke AHEAD is  excited to announce our call for poster abstracts for our 10th annual Education Day on 3/22/2024.  We invite you to submit using the guidelines below. 

Abstracts should reflect our mission to advance health professions education excellence and innovation. Please consider sharing your work for future collaboration as well as for scholarly recognition.  Posters will be displayed electronically on 3/22/2024 with a dedicated poster session from 12:00 – 1:15 pm. Poster presenters should be available during this time to answer questions. 

Abstract requirements

Maximum 500 words, excluding title, authors/advisor, and references.

Organize the abstract as follows:

  • Title - Keep the title brief.  Should portray essence of the project/program 
  • Authors (names, title, degree) - Poster presentations may be made by a substitute for the first author, but the presenter must be a co-author.
  • Background/Purpose of the project/program - background information on population and program; include problem being addressed
  • Objectives
  • Methods for program/project implementation (research methods or what was done for a service project)
  • Results/Outcomes/Improvements or Evaluation (evaluation of the activity if service, highlight outcomes, and /or findings)
  • Significance/Implications/Relevance (project effectiveness, recommendations for future programming and/or follow up, include limitations of the program/project, if any)
  • References (maximum of 4)

Your abstract, even if submitted to another conference previously, must match the above requirements to be featured in the abstract booklet.   You must use Arial point 10. Please, no tables, charts, or graphs. Please use the template found below: 

Submission Deadline

All submissions must be received on or before February 27, 2024 at 5pm. 



If you have questions about your submission, please e-mail Kristin Dickerson at


The primary author of each abstract will be notified of the status of their submission via e-mail by March 1, 2023.   If you have not received information regarding your submission by this date, please contact Kristin Dickerson.