Annual Research Day

SUBMISSION DEADLINE: February 20th, 2024

Hello everyone,

This year, the Annual Research Day will be held in person on Friday, May 24th, 2024 at Li Ka Shing Knowledge Institute, 209 Victoria St, Toronto, ON M5B 1T8.

Abstract submission deadline is February 20th, 2024.

Submissions Instructions:

1.    Please Click Here to submit your abstract. Make sure you read and follow the formatting guidelines. 

To ensure that we received your abstract, please also email your abstract to in the same format.

The abstract must include the title, authors with affiliations, introduction, method, results, and discussion/conclusion. Please also indicate the type of research and the category.

Email’s SUBJECT should be: Abstract submission for UofT DOVS 66th Annual Research Day 2024 - YOUR NAME

** We will confirm your submission by replying to your email. If you do not receive confirmation within one week, please reach out to us **

We will NOT accept abstracts after 23:59 on February 20th, 2024 to be fair to those who submitted on time, and to give the judges enough time to evaluate the submissions.

2.   The word limit for the body of the abstract is 400 words. Any abstract that exceeds the word limit will not be accepted, so please double-check! One figure or table will be allowed in your abstract.

3.   Please declare any financial or conflict of interest for ALL authors and remember to list their credentials.

4.   There will be an abstract committee that will rank the abstracts. The top abstracts will be selected for oral presentation, the rest will be selected for a poster presentation.

5.   The principal supervisor of the research project must be an active University of Toronto Faculty member.            

6.   The prizes for different categories remain the same. They include: 

  • Alumni Award for Best Resident Paper
  • John Gaby Prize for Best Clinical Fellow Paper
  • Best Medical Student Paper
  • Dr. Martin J. Steinbach Award for Best VSRP/Masters/PhD student/Research Fellow Paper
  • Best Poster Award

As always, if you have any questions or concerns, please feel free to contact us.

Good luck!

Matt Schlenker