6th Annual CCVC Symposium

To register to attend this year's symposium, please complete the form here:


To make room reservations at The Grand Bohemian, please see: http://www.grandbohemianmountainbrook.com/accommodations/.

Other area hotel options include the following: http://hamptoninn3.hilton.com/en/hotels/alabama/hampton-inn-birmingham-mountain-brook-BHMMBHX/index.html.

If you are in need of child-care services to attend the event, please contact Megan Pickering at 205-975-0780 or meganpickering@uabmc.edu.

Call for Trainee Abstracts:

To be considered for oral presentation and the Featheringill Young Investigator Award, please submit your abstract no later than July 14, 2017 to meganpickering@uabmc.edu.

To be considered only for poster presentation, please submit no later than August 24, 2017.

Abstract Guidelines: Limit abstract to 500 words or less, excluding title and authors. Presenting author should be listed first. Abstract format should consist of: Objective, Methods, Results, and Conclusions/Broader Impacts, Acknowledgements. Include author affiliations. References not required. Figures and tables allowed. Use Times New Roman, 12pt font for body; justified, single line spacing, 1 inch side margins, 0.5 inch top and bottom margins. Submit as a PDF.

Topics can include basic, clinical, translational and population science that are broadly related to cardiovascular disease. Priority for oral presentations will be given to submissions related to cardiovascular electrophysiology. All abstracts will be assigned to poster presentations.

Awards will include the Featheringill Young Investigator Award and cash prizes.

Featheringill Young Investigator Award: The primary authors of the top 3 abstract submissions will be selected to present a poster on September 14th and a 15 minute oral presentation at the symposium on September 15th. The top presentation will be awarded the Featheringill Young Investigator Award. Authors selected to present at the symposium will be notified August 14th, 2017.

Poster Session & Blitz: The Poster Session will be held the evening of Thursday, September 14th. In addition to the Featheringill Young Investigator Presentations, there will be a Poster “Blitz” presentation session available for up to 10 trainees who desire to participate in this session. Presentations will consist of 1 slide for 2 minutes. This will occur Thursday, September 14th from 4:10-4:40 pm. Poster evaluations will begin promptly at 4:45 pm.Contact Megan Pickering for questions.

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