2016 CITAC AGM Announced!

CITAC/ACCFC AGM: November 21-23, 2016

Update: Book of Abstracts Released

Thank you to everyone who registered and/or submitted an abstract. The 2016 Annual General Meeting will take place November 21-23, 2016, and the meeting will be held in Toronto, ON at the Chestnut Residence.  This year's AGM theme will be "Mapping Your Career as a Clinician Scientist". You can find the book of abstracts here.

We have an exciting lineup of speakers and interactive workshops geared towards MD/PhD and CIP trainees. A tentative agenda can be found here. This year’s meeting also includes an interactive CIP trainee-led mentorship session for MD+ trainees, focused on overcoming challenges of residency training towards a successful career as a clinician-scientist. We extend an invitation to CIP trainees from all specialties to join as mentors. Please contact us for details at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. and a list of suggested topics will also be provided to you.

(note, the below link directs to the old website)

Register Here!

Instructions for Abstract Preparation and Submission

  1. Formatting of Abstracts
    • Abstracts should be no more than 200 words.
    • Use Times New Roman font, 12 pt.
    • Use a concise title, in bold font. Capitalize the first word.
    • List name, initials and institution of each author.
    • You are welcome to separate text into structured abstract headings: Background/Purpose, Methods, Results, Conclusion
    • Please do not include any figures or tables
    • Please limit your poster to 6' (width) x 3' (height)
  2. By submitting an abstract to the Young Investigators’ Forum (YIF) you are consenting to publication in Clinical and Investigative Medicine (CIM). The abstract text will not appear on PubMed. If you do not want your abstract summary to be included in the YIF, please email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..
  3. Limit submissions to one abstract per person. Please submit your submission by email to the CITAC AGM chair at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. Submissions will be forwarded to the CSCI abstract adjudication committee. Include the following information in your email:
    • Name of presenting author
    • Institution
    • Program and year
    • Research Area: Basic Science, Clinical Research, Clinical Epidemiology, Translational Research, Other (please specify)
    • Indicate whether interested being considered for an oral presentation (N/A for late abstracts)
  4. Absolute deadline for abstract submission is September 23, 2016.
  5. All abstracts submitted will be eligible for participating in the poster competition and select top-ranking abstracts will be selected for oral presentation. Candidates who wish to be considered for an oral presentation should indicate their interest in doing so.
  6. Based on feedback from last year, we are excited to introduce a brand new format for the poster presentation.  Stay tuned for further details.

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