Call for Abstracts – 2021 Annual Nursing Poster Fair

The Virtual Annual Nursing Poster Fair will be held during April 2021.

The UW Health Nursing Research & Evidence Based Practice Council invites you to submit an abstract for one of the following categories:

  • Research
  • Evidence Based Practice (EBP)
  • Quality (QI)
  • Educational or Leadership Projects

The abstract application deadline is Sunday, January 31, 2021.

Abstract applications may be submitted through the following link: 2021 Poster Fair Abstract Submission Form

Please review the attached documents for full abstract application details. Abstract should be 450 words or less.

When completing the online application please note:

  • There is not an option to save the abstract application in process. Please be prepared to complete the entire form.
  • Abstract will be uploaded within the application and can be uploaded either as a Word document or a PDF.
  • Applicants are required to follow the submission criteria, including the headers, that are outlined in the attached document.
  • An online application must be submitted for your work to be considered for the Nursing Poster Fair.

Here are some other important details:

  • To support abstract writing, the Nursing Research & Evidence-Based Practice Council is sponsoring an Abstract Writing Educational Video Series, which will be made available electronically.  Details coming soon!
  • You can expect to be notified about acceptance by mid-February. Posters will be displayed virtually in April; accepted abstracts will need to submit posters in mid-March.
  • During the abstract review process, one abstract from each submission category will be selected to present at Nursing Grand Rounds on April 27th, 2021 from 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm. Please indicate your willingness to be considered for this podium presentation on the abstract application.

Nurses and nursing students from the following organizations are eligible to submit an abstract:

  • UW Health (University Hospital, AFCH, TAC, and Clinics/Ambulatory)
  • UW-Madison School of Nursing
  • Swedish American Hospital
  • SSM Health-St. Mary’s Hospital
  • UW Health, UnityPoint Health-Meriter
  • Select Hospital
  • Edgewood College
  • William S. Middleton VA Hospital
  • Herzing College
  • Madison College
  • Agrace Center for Hospice and Palliative Care
  • UW Health Rehab Hospital
  • Chartwell Home Health
  • Gundersen Health System

The Nursing Research and Evidence-Based Practice Council is pleased to co-sponsor a venue with UW Madison’s School of Nursing to showcase your hard work to share with fellow nurses, co-workers, and students. We encourage everyone to participate in displaying and disseminating the work you have done at our Annual Poster Fair.

Questions regarding the poster fair can be directed to:
We look forward to reviewing your abstract!

This post was authored by Academic Affairs on 12/10/2020.