Winter Conference 2021 Call for Abstract Submissions – Medical Students

The College of Psychiatrists of Ireland invites abstract submissions from all medical students for Poster Presentation.


Applicants will be informed whether their abstract has been accepted or not before Friday 24th September.

The posters will be displayed on both days of the conference.


Requirements for submitting your abstract:

1.      Please complete the online abstract submission form strictly before 5pm on Thursday 8th September 2021.
         Late submissions will not be considered.

2.      You must be a student member of College of Psychiatrists of Ireland. 

3.      Abstracts must be in English.

4.      You must complete all fields in Section 3 of the submission form.

5.      The following information must be included on the submission –

           –    The full name of the presenting author
           –    Your medical school
                (this information will be displayed on the programme if you are invited  to present)
           –    Daytime telephone number
           –    All co-authors, their place of work and their email address

6.      By submitting your abstract, you are confirming that all co-authors have approved the submission, they agree to your abstract being presented at the conference
          and appearing on the College website.

7.      The abstract should not contain bibliographic references, tables or appendices

8.      The abstract should be approximately 300 words but no more than 400 (count not including title/authors/declarations)

9.      You must make a declaration indicating all sources of financial sponsorship of the study.

10.    You must declare if ethical approval has been granted for this study. If so, state which Ethics Committee and date of approval. NOTE: Ethics approval is required for all
          research studies

11.     If the abstract relates to clinical audit, you must declare if permission to carry out the audit and present results has been given by the relevant clinical director/health care
          manager and provide details. NOTE: Permission is required for all clinical audits

12.     If the abstract involves a case report, you must declare if the patient has given consent and provide details. Case reports must not contain information which could identify a
          particular patient. NOTE: Consent is required for all case studies.

13.     Please declare if you have previously submitted the same data set elsewhere and state where it was presented.

Please note that all submitted abstracts will be subject to a selection process based on the above requirements. If your abstract does not meet these requirements, your abstract will not be forwarded for presentation.




Please ensure you have read through the above requirements to ensure your submission meets the selection criteria. The most notable reasons for a submission being rejected are failure to include the following: details of clinical audit consent for all audits, details of patient consent for all case studies and details of Ethics Approval for all research studies. You must also ensure your word count is below 400 words (Excluding titles, authors & declarations).