2020 Academic Internal Medicine Week

Call for Poster Abstracts

The Alliance for Academic Internal Medicine (AAIM) invites submission of research and programmatic innovation poster abstracts for Academic Internal Medicine Week 2020, April 19–22, 2020 at the Tampa Convention Center in Tampa, FL.

Research poster abstracts include background or introductory information, aim, methods, the results of the research, and a brief discussion or conclusion.

Programmatic innovation poster abstracts will have a description of how the problem was identified and explored, descriptions of the innovations, results to date, and discussion/reflection/lessons learned. Tips and tools or works in progress are considered programmatic innovations. 

Submitting presenters will be notified in January 2020. For additional information about the poster abstract format, please review the guidelines for submitting an AAIM poster abstract. The deadline to submit a proposal is Friday, November 8, 2019.

All accepted poster submitters are expected to participate in the AIMW20 Poster Reception on Monday, April 20, 2020, from 5:30 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. EDT. Poster abstracts will be available online as well as listed in the meeting material.

Please note AAIM does not waive registration fees or reimburse travel expenses for accepted poster presenters. If poster presenters wish to attend the conference outside of the poster reception, they will be required to register and pay the registration fees.

If you have questions about poster abstract submission, please contact the Conference and Meetings Team at (703) 341-4540 or meetings@im.org.

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Poster Abstract Guidelines

Tips for a Successful Poster Abstract

  • Keep poster abstract titles brief and to the point.
  • Use title case for poster abstract titles (ex. A Novel Curriculum for Systems-Based Practice); do not use all capital letters.
  • Poster abstracts that present clinical studies or clinical research out of the context of student, resident, or fellowship education or programmatic innovation will not be reviewed.
  • Poster abstract descriptions should be no longer than 350 words. 

Listing authors

  • List the first and last name of ALL authors. 
  • List institutional affiliations for ALL authors.
  • Provide email addresses for ALL authors.


  • Single space all text in the body of the poster abstract.
  • Check and re-check all spelling, punctuation, and data for accuracy. Although accepted authors will have the opportunity to edit their poster abstracts, if they do not have any changes, AAIM will publish the poster abstracts as they are received.
  • Beware of formatting in the body of the poster abstract. Formatted text (bold and italics) or special characters may not transmit properly.
  • Do not include graphic aids such as charts, tables, or graphs as these may affect the format of the poster abstract submission.