Call for Abstracts for UCSF Osher Center 20th Anniversary Integrative Medicine Forum on May 17, 2019

Submissions Due April 26, 2019
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April 12, 2019

The Osher Center for Integrative Medicine is proud to present the UCSF Osher Center 20th Anniversary Integrative Medicine Forum, an event that highlights ongoing work in integrative medicine throughout UCSF, engages the UCSF community in dialogue on integrative medicine, and builds momentum for future work in integrative medicine clinical care, education, and research. This event is free and open to all UCSF faculty, staff, and learners, and will include morning and afternoon plenary sessions, lightning presentations, posters, and structured networking activities.

We encourage those involved in integrative medicine work to review the abstract instructions and consider submitting an abstract.


Abstract Submission and Presentation Schedule

April 12

Call for Forum abstracts

April 26

Deadline for submission of abstract via online form

May 1

Notifications distributed to abstract authors.

May 14

Oral presenters submit slides to be uploaded for presentation 

May 17

UCSF Osher Center 20th Anniversary Integrative Medicine Forum     

Abstract Guidelines and Submission

Complete this online form to submit an abstract by April 26. Be sure to also register for the event through Eventbrite by May 9. 

Abstracts may be submitted related to integrative medicine in clinical care, education, and research. Authors will be asked to further indicate whether they would like to offer their presentation orally or as a poster, as well as if their presentation relates to the following domains:

  • Mind-Body Medicine
  • Integrative Approaches Across the Lifespan
  • Specific Integrative Medicine Modality
  • Integrative Approach to a Specific Disease
  • Integrative Health Equity
  • Other categories not specified above

Total abstract character count should not exceed 2100 characters with spaces (approximately 300 words), including section headings (title, purpose, methods, results, conclusions) and references.

Presentation Formats

Presentations may be given orally or as a poster. The selection committee will determine the presentation format for each proposal based on the review score, abstract topic and relationship to others submitted. Individual oral “lightning” presentations will be 3-4 minutes in length and feature a maximum of 6 slides.

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