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Call for Abstracts is now closed!

Notifications of acceptance have been sent.

All notifications of acceptance have now been sent. If you do not receive a notification please check your junk mail and / or email events@secretariatcentral.com. The email notice was only sent to the main contact as indicated on your abstract submission. It is the responsibility of the main contact to ensure all presenters are aware of the guidelines and are registered for the ASM.

If you can no longer present please withdraw your poster no later than March 31, 2019.

Further details may be requested from those whose abstracts are accepted. Selected abstracts will be published in the ASM Book of Abstracts and in a future issue of the Canadian Geriatrics Journal (www.cgjonline.ca).


Poster presenters are required to register and attend the CGS ASM, and should be present at their poster location to answer questions during designated poster viewings throughout the ASM. We recommend that you register no later than Sunday, March 24, 2019, to take advantage of the Early Bird registration rate!

Posters should be no larger than 3.5 feet wide x 5 feet tall. These measurements must be strictly adhered to.

CGS Poster Awards

Three awards will be presented for the best posters. Any trainee or student is eligible for this award.


If the primary author is a student or trainee, the abstract submission will be considered for an oral presentation. The primary author MUST register for and attend the CGS ASM to be eligible. All oral presentations will consist of a nine-minute presentation, followed by a three-minute discussion period, and will be scheduled throughout the ASM during the concurrent sessions. For oral abstract session scheduling, please refer to the draft program.

Oral Presentation Awards

The following prizes/awards will be available for oral presentations:

This prize is for the best scientific presentation by a post-graduate medical trainee (Core Internal Medicine PGY1, PGY2, PGY3, General Internal Medicine PGY4, PGY5, or Family Practice PGY1, PGY2) at the CGS ASM.

This prize is for the best scientific presentation by a subspecialty resident (Geriatric Medicine PGY4, PGY5, or Family Medicine Care of the Elderly PGY3) at the CGS ASM. Graduate students are not eligible for this prize.

This award is for the best scientific presentation by a medical student, health professional student or undergraduate degree student at the CGS ASM.

This award is for the best scientific presentation by a Masters, Ph.D. or post-doctoral student at the CGS ASM.

For queries regarding abstract submission, please email events@secretariatcentral.com.

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