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General Information about FOEM's Competitions


FOEM Research Study Poster Competition

SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 5, 2017

7:30 A.M. – 11:00 A.M.
HYATT DENVER CONVENTION CENTER
DENVER, CO

This annual competition takes place during the ACOEP Scientific Assembly and is open to residents and students that have completed a research project and would like to present it as a poster summarizing their findings.

  • DEADLINE FOR APPLICATION:  July 31
  • DEADLINE FOR POWERPOINT:  September 30
  • Top 3 posters are awarded $500, $250, and $125 respectively.  All winners receive 2 tickets to the FOEM Legacy Gala.

FOEM Clinical Pathological Case Competition (CPC)

SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 5, 2017

7:30 A.M. – 3:30 P.M.
HYATT DENVER CONVENTION CENTER
DENVER, CO

This exciting annual competition pits residents against faculty in diagnosing a difficult case.  It takes place during the ACOEP Scientific Assembly.   Residents submit the case without final diagnosis, and the faculty member is given one month to develop a diagnosis.   Both residents and faculty submit PowerPoint presentations.  Each program must have a resident and faculty member in order to participate. 

  • DEADLINE FOR APPLICATION:  July 31
  • DEADLINE FOR POWERPOINT:  September 30
  • Fee: $150 per program, per case submitted
  • Top 3 presentations are awarded $500, $250, and $125 respectively for both residents and faculty members. All resident winners receive 2 tickets to the FOEM Legacy Gala.

FOEM Oral Abstract Competition

SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 5, 2017

12:00 P.M. – 2:00 P.M.
HYATT DENVER CONVENTION CENTER
DENVER, CO

This annual competition takes place during the ACOEP Scientific Assembly and is open to residents and students that have completed a research project and would like to present it as a PowerPoint presentation (multiple slides, not poster) summarizing their findings.

  • DEADLINE FOR APPLICATION:  July 31
  • DEADLINE FOR POWERPOINT:  September 30
  • Top 3 presentations are awarded $500, $250, and $125 respectively. All winners receive 2 tickets to the FOEM Legacy Gala.

FOEM Resident Research Paper Competition

Sponsored by TBD WestJEM

SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 5, 2017
2:00 P.M. – 3:30 P.M.
HYATT DENVER CONVENTION CENTER
DENVER, CO

This is FOEM’s most prestigious event.   Participants submit their research papers (already required to complete residency training) for review by a panel of physician experts.   The panel identifies the top 3 papers prior to conference, and the winning resident-authors present their findings at the ACOEP Scientific Assembly annually.

  • DEADLINE FOR APPLICATION/SUBMISSION OF PAPER:  July 31
  • DEADLINE FOR POWERPOINT:  September 30
  • FOEM will give up to $3500 annually for the best research papers.   Typically the top 3 papers get $2000, $1000, and $500 respectively, but FOEM reserves the right to withhold funds if quality work is not submitted.   FOEM may also divide the money between 2 papers or give it to one winner depending on the circumstance.

FOEM Case Study Poster Competition

APRIL 3-7, 2017

TBA
LOWESR CORONADO BAY
SAN DIEGO, CA

This annual competition takes place during the ACOEP Spring Seminar and is open to residents and students that have completed a research project and would like to present it as a poster summarizing their findings.

  • DEADLINE FOR APPLICATION:  January 31
  • DEADLINE FOR POWERPOINT:  March 1
  • Top 3 posters are awarded $500, $250, and $125 respectively.  All winners receive 2 tickets to the FOEM Legacy Gala

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