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International Conference on Medical Education

Catalyzing Change to Improve the Quality of Health Care

November 21–22, 2014
Mövenpick Hotel, Beirut, Lebanon

Abstracts Submission & Oral Presenters Guidelines

We invite you to submit an abstract for a poster or a 10-minute oral presentation at the conference. Medical education is a broad topic, and we encourage submissions on all its aspects, including advances in research, theory, practice, curriculum, technology use, and integration within hospital and university structures.

General Abstract Information

  • Participants may submit an abstract for a poster or a 10-minute oral presentation by email to the following address:
  • All oral and poster presenters are required to register and attend the meeting.
  • All research pertaining to the abstract must have been completed prior to submission.
  • The deadline for abstract submission is September 15, 2014, and a decision will be communicated by October 15, 2014.
  • Abstracts for a poster or a 10-minute oral presentation should include the following elements:
    • Abstract Category – Indicate whether you are submitting for oral presentation or poster presentation.
    • Authors and Affiliations — List all authors and academic affiliations (if any).
    • Purpose — Describe the goal of the study or project.
    • Background/Significance — Describe the problem and why it is important.
    • Method — Describe the study design, sample studied, instruments used, and how data was collected and analyzed.
    • Results — Describe the findings.
    • Conclusions — Describe what the findings mean.
    • Conflict of Interest — Provide the funding source and any potential conflict of interest. 
  • Each abstract is limited to a maximum of 300 words. Special characters, symbols, charts or graphics should be avoided within the abstract text.
  • Upon acceptance of the abstract and prior to the conference, all co-authors will be required to sign a document certifying that: the material is original; does not infringe on the copyright or other proprietary rights of another party; that the author has participated sufficiently in developing the work; and that the abstract has not been previously published.

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