Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine
Research

Poster Sessions Categories & Prizes

Research Day offers students and researchers at Feinberg a public forum for presenting their findings and an opportunity to receive valuable feedback from their colleagues. It also allows them to see how their research compares to that of their peers in a competitive arena.

Each year, awards are given for projects that demonstrate outstanding and innovative research in basic science, clinical research, education, public health and social sciences research, and women's research that have the potential for contributing to the advancement of medical science and health care. Awards are as follows:

Categories

  • Basic Science
  • Clinical Research
  • Public Health and Social Sciences
  • Education Research

Prizes

  • First prize: $500
  • Second prize: $300
  • Third prize: $100

Women's Health

  • The Women Faculty Organization award for excellence in women’s health research, Basic Science: $500
  • The Women Faculty Organization award for excellence in women’s health research, Clinical Research, Education or Public Health: $500

Eligibility

Research Day participants must have met the eligibility requirements and submitted their abstracts no later than 11:59 p.m. Wednesday, March 1. As in years past, participation in the poster competition is limited by space. Poster competition spots are assigned on a first-come, first-served basis. While only posters with an assigned number will be judged, all completed abstracts submitted before the deadline will be displayed online.

Abstracts

Browse 2016 abstracts

Posters

Poster Instructions and tips