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The Patient Safety & Quality Poster Competition is organized to encourage hospitals and health care providers to present their original work. All winning abstracts will be presented during the annual Patient Safety & Quality Summit on November 14, 2023.
Purpose: The purpose of the competition is to emphasize quality improvement methodology, provide a venue to share innovative and effective educational programs, showcase unique community projects, and encourage networking among medical peers with similar interests.
Theme: Managing Change: Adapting Safety and Quality Initiatives in an Environment of Competing Priorities
Cash Awards: $1,000 for 3 Bronze Winners; $2,000 for 2 Silver Winners; and $3,000 for 1 Gold Winner
Deadline: July 7, 2023
Questions: Eden Cunningham, 240-441-0057, firstname.lastname@example.org
A poster is a visual guide that summarizes information or research concisely and attractively to help publicize it and generate discussion. The poster is typically a mixture of a brief text with tables, graphs, pictures, and other presentation formats.
Poster should include how Quality Improvement was incorporated into the theme of Managing Change: Adapting Safety and Quality Initiatives in an Environment of Competing Priorities.
The Summit will include the following education tracks:
The abstract is a stand-alone summary that clearly and succinctly conveys the essential information of a project or study. For this abstract the focus is to be on a quality or safety topic that uses a performance improvement methodology.
Relevance to the Summit theme Managing Change: Adapting Safety and Quality Initiatives in an Environment of Competing Priorities with a focus on patient safety or quality.
Visuals & Text