We welcome and encourage all physicians, residents, and students to apply to the competitions.

Please note all resident and attending submissions are required to pay the following fees which are separate from conference registration. ALL student entry fees are waived. Please note, participants will only be charged if their submission is accepted.

  • Research Paper: $250
  • CPC: $200
  • Research Poster $150
  • Oral Abstract: $100

If you have any questions, contact Lindsey Roden at lroden@acoep.org

Clinical Pathological Case Competition

Sunday, October 11, 2020

This exciting competition pits residents against faculty in diagnosing a difficult case. Residents submit the case without final diagnosis, and the faculty member is given one month to develop a diagnosis. Both residents and faculty submit PowerPoint presentations. Each program must have a resident and faculty member in order to participate.

• DEADLINE FOR APPLICATION: August 31
• DEADLINE FOR POWERPOINT: September 30
• Fee: $200 per program, per case accepted. Please note, participants will only be charged if their submission is accepted.
• Top three resident presentations are awarded $500, $250, and $125 respectively. 

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Oral Abstract Competition

Sunday, October 11, 2020

This competition is open to anyone that has completed a research project and would like to present it as a PowerPoint presentation (multiple slides, not poster) summarizing their findings.

• DEADLINE FOR APPLICATION: August 31
• DEADLINE FOR POWERPOINT: September 30
• Fee: $100 per program, per case accepted. Please note, participants will only be charged if their submission is accepted.
• Top 3 student/resident presentations are awarded $500, $250, and $125 respectively. 

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Research Paper Competition

Sunday, October 11, 2020

Participants submit their research papers for review by a panel of physician experts. The panel identifies the top 3 papers prior to conference, and the winning authors present their findings at the ACOEP Scientific Assembly annually.

• DEADLINE FOR APPLICATION/SUBMISSION OF PAPER: August 31
• DEADLINE FOR POWERPOINT: September 30
• Fee: $250 per program, per case accepted. Please note, participants will only be charged if their submission is accepted.
• FOEM will give up to $3,500 annually for the best student/resident research papers. Typically the top 3 papers get $2000, $1000, and $500 respectively, but FOEM reserves the right to withhold funds if quality work is not submitted. FOEM may also divide the money between two papers or give it to one winner depending on the circumstance.

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Research Study Poster Competition

Sunday, October 11, 2020

This competition is open to anyone that has completed a research project and would like to present it as a poster summarizing their findings.

• DEADLINE FOR APPLICATION: August 15
• DEADLINE FOR POWERPOINT: September 30
Fee: $150 per program, per case accepted. Please note, participants will only be charged if their submission is accepted.
• Top 3 student/resident posters are awarded $500, $250, and $125 respectively.

Apply Here