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Brown University

EFD On-Demand: From Abstract to Poster to Case Report: A Guide for Clinicians

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Program Release: June 13, 2022 Expiration Date: June 30, 2024 Estimated time to complete: 60 Minutes There are no prerequisites for participation. SPEAKER Ankur Shah, MD Assistant Professor of Medicine, Clinician Educator Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University Brown Medicine Division of Kidney Disease and Hypertension Brown Physicians Patient Center East Providence, RI Overview This course focuses on a case-based demonstration of best practices for writing clinical abstracts, posters, and case reports. Participants will review case selection, patient consent, target conference selection, and examples of successful abstracts. Participants will also review high-quality scholarly posters, and writing tips for each type of scholarly submission.


After completing this course, participants should be better able to: 

  1. Identify appropriate cases for publication
  2. Evaluate target conferences and journals 
  3. Produce high quality clinical vignette abstracts, poster presentations, and case report journal submissions


There are no fees for participating in and receiving credit for this activity.

  • Review the activity objectives, faculty information, and CME information prior to participating in the activity.
  • View the recorded presentation
  • Complete the CME activity evaluation at the conclusion of the activity in order to receive a credit certificate.


The Warren Alpert Medical School is committed to presenting CME activities that promote improvements and/or quality in health care and are developed free of the control of ineligible companies (formerly known as a commercial interest).It is our policy to ensure that our activities are balanced, independent, objective, scientific, and in compliance with ACCME and other regulatory requirements.

Anyone who is in a position to control the content of a CME presentation is required to disclose all financial relationships within the past 24 months with ineligible companies. This collected disclosure information has been reviewed and any potential conflicts of interested mitigated prior to the activity.

Please see below for speaker and planner financial relationship information:

Speaker:    Ankur Shah, MD receives consulting fees from Otsuka
Planners:     Emily Green, PhD, MA receives royalties from Springer Nature. Jennifer Maloney, Chelsea Reyes, & Maria Sullivan have nothing to disclose.



Disclaimer: This educational program is designed to present scientific information and opinion to Health professionals, to stimulate thought, and further investigation.

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