Scary Cases Conference

Scary Cases Banner 2020

Saturday, October 24, 2020 7:30-11:30am
The University of Nebraska Medical Center, Sorrell Center Room 1005 

The Department of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery is hosting “Scary Cases,” a conference designed to review real life unique and rare cases in otolaryngology, head and neck surgery, ophthalmology, dermatology, and oral surgery. We invite participants to submit the scariest of cases to be presented and discussed in an open, collaborative forum. Live and video conference options available.

Registration Fee: $25 for MD’s, DO’s and APP’s (Fee waived for those who submit cases and free for Nurses, PA’s and all other Healthcare Professional) (Breakfast Provided)  

Target Audience: This conference is intended for physicians, physician assistants, advanced nurse practitioners, nurses, and other healthcare personnel in the field of ENT, Dermatology, Ophthalmology, and Oral Surgery.

Continuing Education Credit: This activity has been approved for AMA PRA Category 1 Credit.  

Please submit any cases to by October 1, 2020.
If you have any questions or concerns, please contact: Jenna Corsey, Email: Office: 402-559-7828.


Scary Cases Conference Research E-Posters 

The winner of the e-poster contest will receive a $100 Visa gift card! 

SUBMISSION DEADLINE: October 18, 2020 

Submit to Dr. Kristy Carlson:

Submission Instructions 
A research e-poster is similar to a traditional poster presentation with information on multiple slides. The e-posters accepted at the conference will be displayed on the screen during breakfast and breaks. In addition, the files will be published on the UNMC Otolaryngology website. 

Formatting Tips 
Submission Guidelines 
Submit the file as ppt or pptx. Do not send a pdf or presentation file.  
Your slide presentation should contain the following slides. 
  1. Short Title of the Project and list of Authors
  2. Background – Include bullets to demonstrate to the audience “why they should care about your topic.”
  3. Background – A high-level overview of the current literature on the topic.
  4. Research Question or Purpose of the Project
  5. Methods – Inclusion criteria, source of data, timeframe
  6. Results – Subject demographics
  7. Results – Highlights
  8. Conclusion – General statements regarding the meaning and application of the results.
  9. Citations – These do not need to be read by the viewer. Create a list if someone wishes to print the presentation slides.