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

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.

Poster Printing: by 5:00pm on May 8, 2019.