2019 Scientific Sessions Poster Presentation Submission Guidelines

We have a full complement of entrants. Poster submissions are no longer being accepted.

Trainees (residents, fellows, and trainees in postgraduate nursing or physician assistant programs) from all programs in Connecticut are invited to submit an abstract for the poster session at the 2019 Connecticut Chapter of the American College of Cardiology annual meeting, which will be held on Wednesday May 29th, 2019 at The Waterview, 215 Roosevelt Drive, Monroe, CT.  Abstracts may be submitted in one of two categories: original research (basic, translational or patient-based) or case vignettes.  Accepted abstracts will be presented in one of two moderated poster sessions. A panel of judges will score the posters in each category. Prizes will be awarded to the best posters. In addition, those trainees that have an abstract accepted for presentation will be eligible for a reduced registration fee for the meeting. The deadline for abstract submission is Friday, March 22nd at 6:00 PM.


Abstract Submission Guidelines:

  • The first (presenting) author MUST be a fellow or resident in a Connecticut-based training program (trainees from any specialty or subspecialty may submit) or a trainee in a Connecticut-based postgraduate nursing or physician assistant program
  • Only ONE abstract per category may be submitted by a presenting author
  • Because this is a regional meeting, abstracts submitted for national meetings (e.g., ACC, AHA, HRS) may be submitted to this meeting and abstracts submitted and not accepted at CCACC 2018 may be submitted again
  • Please submit abstracts as a Word document or a PDF file
  • Please use Arial 12-point font and 1-inch margins on the top, bottom and sides of the abstract
  • There is a ONE-PAGE limit for the abstract
  • The first line of the abstract should contain the title of the abstract in all capital letters
  • The second line of the abstract should include the names and highest degrees for all authors with superscript numbers indicating hospital/program affiliations
  • The first listed author MUST be the presenting author
  • The third line of the abstract should list the affiliations indicated by the superscripts
  • The fourth line should indicate the category for the abstract:

“Original research”

“Case vignettes”

  • The body of the abstract begins on the next line
  • Figures and/or tables may be included but the entire submission must not extend beyond one page
  • There must be no protected health information (PHI) present in the abstract (or the subsequent poster)


Please submit your abstract via email to brian.malm@yale.edu (Brian Malm, MD) 

  • Please include in the subject line of the email: “Abstract submission”
  • Authors will be notified if their abstract has been accepted for presentation in mid-April 2019
  • Failure to follow the guidelines above may result in disqualification
  • The deadline for abstract submission is Friday, March 22nd at 6:00 PM


Questions may be addressed to Brian Malm, MD (brian.malm@yale.edu)