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2016 Student Case Presentations

Annual Conference Student Case Presentation

Attention to all SFT student members!

The SFT Program Committee is pleased to announce the call for submission of student theriogenology case presentations at the annual Therio conference in Asheville, NC. The competition will be held during the annual conference, July 27-30, 2016.

The purpose of this competition is to promote student interest in SFT, to encourage investigative and communication skills and allow students greater participation in our annual meeting. All SFT student members are qualified to enter the competition.

The student theriogenology case presentations will be held in Asheville, NC. It will give the SFT membership a look at future leaders and participants of the SFT. Six student cases will be selected for presentation at the annual conference competition. Do you have a clinical case presentation you have given or that you are preparing? You can submit it, as long as it is on theriogenology.

A copy of the guidelines and submission instructions can be obtained from the SFT website, your SFT faculty liaison, or Dr. Alexander. Please refer to the “Guidelines for Application Submission” for preparation of your manuscript.

Abstracts must be submitted by March 10, 2016. Please submit them in Microsoft Word format to the Society office at SFT-students@franzmgt.com with a copy to your advisor. Include the words "Student Case Presentation" in the subject line. An acknowledgement of your submission should be received within 24 hours. If you do not receive acknowledgement, please contact the office at 334.395.4666.

A panel of practitioners and academicians will select six manuscripts for presentation in Asheville and notify the students by April 13, 2016. The students will be responsible for making their own travel arrangements and accommodations. Conference hotel information will be available on the SFT website.

Please be aware that this is a competition. The contestants will be judged on both the quality of their investigation and the quality of the presentation. Therefore you must attend the meeting in Asheville to be eligible for the awards. The SFT will award six cash prizes:

 First place $ 650  Fourth place  $ 375 
 Second place $ 525  Fifth place  $ 300 
 Third place $ 450  Sixth place  $ 200 

 

More than one student may be involved with the presentation of a case or research project, however only one prize will be awarded per presentation. All students (presentations) who are accepted to present abstracts may be awarded a travel stipend. Grant information is available on the Theriogenology Foundation website, www.theriofoundation.org. Travel grants must be applied for via the website.

Please contact your SFT faculty liaison for more information and for assistance in preparing your manuscript. You may also contact Dr. James H. Alexander at the address below. We hope you will participate in this event. We look forward to hearing from you.

Sincerely,
James H. Alexander, DVM
jalexanderdvm@gmail.com

 

Guidelines for Application Submission

Society for Theriogenology Student Case Presentation Competition
Therio Annual Meeting, Asheville, NC, July 2016

All applicants must be student members of The Society for Theriogenology. This includes student members graduating in the spring of 2016.

An Abstract of the Student Case Report must be received by March 10, 2016. Please include the following with your submission: 

1. Name, home address and school address
2. Telephone number
3. Email address
4. Name, title, address, email address and phone number of the faculty member working with you.
5. Abstract of your case (300 words or less in the body of the abstract).

a) Title and authors
b) The importance of the case to Theriogenology
c) A discussion of the diagnostic approach and treatment options considered.
d) Results/discussion
e) References

6. Please copy your submission email to your advisor. You will receive an email acknowledgement of your submission within 24 hours (during business hours). If you do not receive an acknowledgment, please call the office at 334.395.4666.

We will not need any photos, graphs, or diagrams at this time. Prior to the conference you will be required to submit a copy of your Power Point Presentation to the SFT home office (SFT-students@franzmgt.com) no later than June 25, 2016. Include "Student Case Presentation" in the subject line. You will also be required to bring a copy with you to the conference. You will be allowed to update your presentation after June 25, up until 4 hours before your presentation.

Case presentations must be submitted by March 10, 2016. Please submit your presentations in Microsoft Word format to the Society office, at SFT-students@franzmgt.com. Include "Student Case Presentation" in the subject line. The abstract should be in normal style, Arial font, 10-font size, single spacing, and 1” margins.

Six presentations will be selected to be presented orally. You be notified no later than April 13, 2016, whether your presentation has been selected for presentation. Further instructions will follow notification. Each presentation will be 10 minutes in length. Time has been allotted for questions after each presentation. Those not selected for oral presentation may be selected for a poster presentation.

Please be aware that this is a competition. The contestants will be judged on both the quality of their investigation and the quality of the presentation. Therefore you must attend the meeting in Asheville to be eligible for the awards. The SFT will award six cash prizes:

 First place $ 650  Fourth place  $ 375 
 Second place $ 525  Fifth place  $ 300 
 Third place $ 450  Sixth place  $ 200 

 

More than one student may be involved with the presentation of a case, however only one prize will be awarded per presentation.

A panel of academicians and private practitioners will review manuscripts. All applicants will be notified by April 13, 2016.

Questions can be submitted to:
James H. Alexander, DVM
601-946-1296 – CELL
jalexanderdvm@gmail.com

 

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