Poster Competition Now Available **Updated**

May 21, 2015
Posted by Alex Springer on 05/21/2015

The Association of American Indian Physicians 44th Annual Meeting


DEADLINE JULY 10, 2015!!!!

July 27 – August 2, 2015 · Tulalip Resort Casino– Tulalip, WA

   “Coming Back to the Heart of Medicine: A Legacy of Wisdom, A Future of Excellence”


The Association of American Indian Physicians is seeking posters that address childhood obesity, strokes, mental health, cerebral vascular disease, kidney disease/renal failure, musculoskeletal disease, osteoarthritis, autoimmune disease/lupus, rheumatology, trauma-suicide, homicide, domestic violence, automobile accidents, poisoning and self-inflicted trauma.

There will be three eligible categories:

1)    Undergraduate,

2)    Graduate/Medical Student and

3)    Professional (includes residents, health care providers, and physicians).


Awards will be given to the top research posters after a review by a panel of judges. The awards for the three top posters are:


1st Prize = $300

  2nd Prize = $150

3rd Prize = $75

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


WHEN: Poster Submissions deadline is July 10, 2015! Poster judging session will be Friday, July 31, 2015. Winners will be announced at the Presidential Reception.


WHERE: Tulalip Resort Casino – Tulalip, WA


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

Title:                                            One line description

Author(s):                                  Underline the name of the person presenting the poster

Background:                            State the health issue/problem and its impact

Objectives/Aims: State the objectives/aims of the research

Methods:                                   Describe the type of study, setting for the study, sample characteristics, measures used, how the analysis was conducted, etc.

Results:                                      Key findings from the study (no charts or graphs)

Conclusions:                              The importance or relevance of results

Presenter Information:        List your name, address, e-mail, phone and fax

All Abstracts should be e-mailed to Gary Lankford at or John Stafford at jstafford@aaip.orgYou will be notified by July 17, 2015 if your poster is approved to compete.  Poster dimensions/guidelines will be included in notification.


Direct all inquiries to Gary Lankford or John Stafford at 405-946-7072 or email or