Burrell College of Osteopathic Medicine
Spring Regional Conference 2019


May 11, 2019 Set up 6:30 am and Tear down 1:30 pm
Presentation time 7:00 to 8:00 am and 12:00 to 1:00 pm

Call for Abstracts!

First Prize $200.00 Second Prize $150.00 and Third Prize $100.00

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    Presenter/Principle Investigator/Author:First Name:Last Name: 
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    First Name:Last Name: 
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    Accepted file types: jpg, png, pdf, gif, doc, ppt, Max. file size: 20 MB.
    • Attentation: By submitting this abstract form, you grant Burrell College of Osteopathic Medicine, and its representatives and employees the right to take video or photographs in connection with BCOM CME Conference. You authorize and agree that submitted abstracts, and photographs or video taken during the event may be used for publicity in the BCOM CME Conference, social media, BCOM newsletter, or on our website.

    DEADLINE May 7, 2019

    Poster Specifications: (Follow the Medical Student Research Guidelines)

    • Posters must be generated using PowerPoint.
    • White background only.
    • The poster size should be a maximum of 36 inches high by 48 inches wide.
    • Text should be printed in a font large enough to be read comfortably from a distance of 4 to 5 feet.
    • We recommend no less than 24-point font.
    • Ensure that illustrations, including charts and graphs, can be read from a distance of 4 to 5 feet.
    • Below is a general example of poster organization, you are welcome to organize the poster differently, but please make sure that all of the main elements [abstract, introduction, and conclusion] appear on the poster.

    Setting Poster Dimensions in PowerPoint:

    • Select a blank presentation from the options menu in PowerPoint.
    • On the Design tab, in the Page Setup group, click on Slide Size, and select Custom Slide Size.
    • A Slide Size window will popup. Change the Width to 48 inches and the Height to 36 inches, set the Slide Orientation to Landscape, and click the OK button.
    • We recommend writing out the text that will be included in your poster in a Word document, then copy/paste into the poster in text boxes.
    • A PowerPoint file with preset dimensions and text boxes is available here:


    Poster Printing:

    • All Burrell College student posters will be printed onsite in the faculty copy room located on the 3rd floor. Please provide a digital copy by email to Martha Enriquez menriquez@bcomnm.org (located in the faculty suite) for printing. To guarantee onsite printing, a digital copy must be provided to Ms. Enriquez (menriquez@bcomnm.org) by 5:00pm on May 8, 2019.