Thank you for your interest in submitting a poster abstract for The Health of Women 2020, being held June 25-28, 2020 at Hilton Norfolk The Main in Norfolk, Virginia, USA. Authors must register for the conference in order to present their posters. Notifications regarding acceptance of submitted abstracts will be emailed in January. Accepted abstracts are scheduled to be published online in the Journal of Women's Health.


Who Should Submit an Abstract

We invite researchers and clinicians at all levels to submit abstracts on current and emerging issues in women's health including basic, clinical, translational, behavioral, epidemiologic, disparities, and health services research. In addition, we welcome abstracts on innovations in health professions education and career development.

Poster Abstract & Award Categories

  • Basic Science Research
  • Clinical and Translational Research
  • Community and Public Health Research
  • Innovations in Health Professions Education and Career Development

What to Submit
Please submit a structured abstract with background (with objectives), methods, results, and conclusion. There is a 250 word limit. Scientific abstracts report the results of original research and must contain data (either quantitative or qualitative) and report research results. Tables are not permitted in abstract submissions. Awards will be made based on category.

Judging Process
Posters and presentations will be reviewed by the Poster Judging Panel and evaluated based on: 1) Quality and importance of the scientific question, 2) Relevance to women's health, 3) Scientific content: design and methodology, 4) Oral explanation by author. In order to be considered for a poster prize, the author must be present during the designated poster session to provide a brief explanation of their research. Awards will be presented to the best poster in each category.

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