Submit an Abstract

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We invite you to present your research at the 2020 Costas T. Lambrew Research Retreat on Wednesday, May 6, 2020 at the MMC Dana Center.


  • MaineHealth Researchers and Research Trainees in any discipline conducting basic, translational, clinical, population, education or quality improvement projects are eligible to submit abstracts.
  • Research in progress is welcome.
  • All research projects submitted must be compliant with the rules and regulations of their IRB of record.
  • Only abstracts not previously presented at a Lambrew Research Retreat will be accepted.

Submission & Selection:

  • There must be a Presenting Author available to present the poster on Wednesday, May 6, 2020, 10:30AM - 12:30PM, Dana Center, Maine Medical Center, Portland, ME
  • Abstracts will be accepted through the link below only. The form includes: Title, Author(s), Contact Info, Purpose/Background, Methods/Approach, Results, and Conclusions - with a 500 word count limit.
  • Abstracts will be reviewed by the Research Retreat Planning Committee, based on this rubric.
  • Please note, your submission cannot include tables or figures.
  • Due to the number of abstracts to be accepted and space considerations in the Dana Center, abstract posters can be no larger than 48" wide by 36" high.
  • One Faculty and one Trainee author in each of four categories will be recognized for their submission and invited to give brief (12 minute) oral presentations. The abstract categories are: Basic/Translational, Clinical/Population, Health Professions Education, and Quality Improvement.

Submission Deadline: 

Friday, February 28, 2020, 12:00PM


Notification of Acceptance and Award Recipients:

Notifications will be sent the week of March 25, 2020. 


Poster Templates & Resources:

Please find MMC/MaineHealth branded poster templates at this link. For more information on using the Poster 2.0 QR-coded template, see this video.

NOTE: due to space constraints, the Costas T. Lambrew Retreat prefers posters no larger than 4' x 3'.