Saturday, October 30, 2021 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.
Scary Cases Conference Research E-Posters
The winner of the e-poster contest will receive a $100 Visa gift card!
SUBMISSION DEADLINE: October 8, 2021
Submit to Dr. Kristy Carlson: firstname.lastname@example.org
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.
- Less is more. The audience should be able to read the slide in 10 seconds. Be clear and concise and don’t include more than 3-4 short bullets on a slide.
- Use a font size of at least 14 points that is easy to read at a distance.
- Create a unique slide for each section of your presentation.
- Pay attention to readability. Put light-colored fonts on dark backgrounds and vice versa so viewers can easily see/read your text.
- Use high-quality figures and create tables within PowerPoint so they display correctly when projected on a large screen. Don’t save tables/graphs as a picture and increase the size on the slide.
Submit the file as ppt or pptx. Do not send a pdf or presentation file.
Your slide presentation should contain the following slides.
- Short Title of the Project and list of Authors
- Background – Include bullets to demonstrate to the audience “why they should care about your topic.”
- Background – A high-level overview of the current literature on the topic.
- Research Question or Purpose of the Project
- Methods – Inclusion criteria, source of data, timeframe
- Results – Subject demographics
- Results – Highlights
- Conclusion – General statements regarding the meaning and application of the results.
- Citations – These do not need to be read by the viewer. Create a list if someone wishes to print the presentation slides.