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SHM's Call for Abstracts

Welcome to the submission site for the Society of Hospital Medicine's scientific abstract competition, known as Research, Innovations, and Clinical Vignettes (RIV). If selected, your abstract will be eligible for presentation in the virtual abstract competition, a portion of SHM Converge, May 3-7th.

PLEASE NOTE: The abstract competition for SHM Converge will be entirely virtual. Accepted abstracts will be asked to create a poster and pre-record a presentation that will appear in an online gallery for attendees to view. Judging will be based on these submissions.

Depending on the decision of the reviewers, your abstract could be selected for a poster, oral, or plenary presentation. Before submitting your abstract, please download and carefully review the RIV Guidelines and the Acknowledgement of Authorship and Responsibilities statements. You will be held accountable for understanding and adhering to the information contained in these resources.

Other key dates:
  • Submission Deadline: November 30th, 2020

  • Announcement of acceptance: January 2021
  • Finalist announcements: January 2021
  • Final poster number assignment: February 2021
  • Hospital Medicine 2021: May 4-7th 2021

Should you experience any technical difficulties during your submission, or if you have questions about the appearance of your abstract, click in the page footer.

Thank you for participating, and good luck with your abstract!

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