Submission Categories

Submission Categories

All submission types will use the following primary categories. Please check the specific call for submissions for more details.


Primary Categories: 

Ambulatory Medicine

Submissions that focus on the care of ambulatory patients, the outpatient care of medical conditions, and the role, effectiveness and innovation of primary care and outpatient clinicians and systems. Submissions focused on medical education in these settings should choose the medical education and education scholarship category; submissions focused on the conduct of research in these setting should use the research category.
*Note: All IHD abstracts MUST be submitted under either this primary category, or under Hospital-Based medicine. 

Hospital-Based Medicine

Submissions that focus on the care of hospitalized patients, the inpatient care of medical conditions, and the role and effectiveness and innovation of hospitalists and hospital-based systems. Submissions focused on medical education in these settings should choose the medical education and education scholarship category; submissions focused on the conduct of research in these setting should use the research category.
* Note: All IHD abstracts MUST be submitted under either this primary category, or under Ambulatory Medicine. 

Medical Education and Education Scholarship

Submissions that focus on issues related to medical education: needs assessment, curricular design, curricular implementation, and outcomes assessment in undergraduate, graduate and continuing medical education.
* Note: All IME abstracts MUST be submitted under this primary category. 

Research

Submissions that highlight research in areas such as biology, neuroscience, sociology/psychology, genetics, computational science, economics, health services, and health outcomes, with the goal of broadening knowledge in the field of General Internal Medicine.

Round 2 Secondary Categories:


clinical vignettes
scientific abstracts
Innovations in healcare delivery
innovations in medical education