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Poster Competition

48th AAIP Annual Meeting & Health Conference Poster Competition

When: August 8-11, 2019

Where: Crowne Plaza Chicago West Loop, Chicago, IL

The Association of American Indian Physicians is seeking posters that address substance abuse, metabolic disorders, childhood obesity, strokes, mental health, cerebral vascular disease, kidney disease/renal failure, musculoskeletal disease, osteoarthritis, autoimmune disease/lupus, rheumatology, trauma-suicide, homicide, domestic violence, poisoning and self-inflicted trauma, diabetes, cancer, osteoporosis and cardiovascular disease. Posters should emphasize treatment and epidemiologic issues for American Indian/Alaska Natives. 

Who: Undergraduate students, graduate students, resident physicians, health care providers, physicians, and other meeting attendees with relevant AI/AN health research and programs. 

When: Poster judging session will be August 9, 2019. Awards will be announced at the AAIP Annual Meeting and Health Conference Pow Wow on Saturday, August 10, 2019.


Awards will be given to the top posters after a review by a panel of judges. The award amounts are:

1st Prize: $300

2nd Prize: $150

3rd Prize: $75

Poster applications must submit the following:

  • Cover letter with name, contact information, student or professional status & brief biographical sketch.
  • Abstracts are limited to 250 words, single space, in WORD and must adhere to the following format:

Title: One line description
Author(s): Underline the person presenting the poster
Background: State the health issue or problem and its impact
Objectives/Aims: State the objectives or aims of the research
Methods: Describe the type of study, the setting for the study, the sample characteristics, the measures used, how the analysis was conducted, etc.
Results: Key findings from the study (no charts or graphs)
Conclusions: The importance of relevance of results

To apply for the poster competition, please email the above application requirements to Gary Lankford by July 1, 2019 at [email protected].