Scary Cases Conference


Saturday, October 29, 2022 7:30-11:30am
The University of Nebraska Medical Center Zoom

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 are available.

Registration Fee: $25 for MDs, DOs, and APPs (Fee waived for those who submit cases and free for Nurses, PAs, and all other Healthcare Professionals) (Breakfast Provided) Registration link will be provided in September. 

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 will be approved for AMA PRA Category 1 Credit.  

Please submit any cases to by date TBD.
If you have any questions or concerns, please contact Amy Freking, Email: Office: 402-559-7005.


Scary Cases Conference Research E-Posters 

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


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.