Call for Abstracts

UBC Radiology Research Day — Tuesday, May 4th, 2021

Dr. Brian W. Goodacre Memorial Award for Interventional Radiology

Winner $2000*

*The prize will support the cost of presenting the winning research project at a scientific meeting such as ‘Society of Interventional Radiology.’

ABSTRACT DEADLINE: Monday, March 1st, 2021

Presentation Submission Deadline: TBA

Summary: Awarded to a Radiology Resident with the highest cumulative score on his/her Interventional Radiology presentation, which is based on excellence in scientific designclear presentation of datavalidity of discussion, and clarity of oral presentation. Interventional Radiology topics could include vascular and non-vascular topics, or advanced biopsy techniques.

ABSTRACT Requirements:

  • Title
  • Author, Co-Author(s)
  • Objectives (Purpose)
  • Materials & Methods
  • Results thus far
  • 250 words maximum

PRESENTATION Requirements:                                                      

  • Elaborates on all points of the abstract
  • 8 minutes podium presentation with 2 minutes for questions (10 minutes total)

Please email all Abstract & Presentation* submissions to Alissa.Burrows@ubc.ca.

*For Presentations exceeding the file size limit (normally 25MB), please upload the PowerPoint onto a file sharing site such as Dropbox and send a download link.


Dr. Peter Poon Memorial Research Award

First Place $1700*                                            Second Place $1200*

*It is anticipated that the funds awarded will be used to off-set the costs for statistical data analysis, laboratory or imaging time, or raw materials used in such endeavors.

ABSTRACT DEADLINE: Monday, March 1st, 2021

Presentation Submission Deadline: TBA

Summary: These awards are for Residents who have started a project but are still acquiring data or have a hypothesis generated and experimental design confirmed. The aim of the award is to encourage original hypothesis-driven research in which Residents are the principal investigator or co-investigator. This is a research-in-progress award.  Hypothesis, experimental design, and data collection methodology should be clearly stated, but no data needs be presented.

ABSTRACT Requirements:                                                                

  • Title
  • Author, Co-Author(s)
  • Objectives (Purpose)
  • Materials & Methods
  • Results thus far
  • 400 words maximum

PRESENTATION Requirements:                                                      

  • Elaborates on all points of the abstract
  • 8 minutes podium presentation with 2 minutes for questions (10 minutes total)

Please email all Abstract & Presentation* submissions to Alissa.Burrows@ubc.ca. 

*For Presentations exceeding the file size limit (normally 25MB), please upload the PowerPoint onto a file sharing site such as Dropbox and send a download link.


Dr. Robert Wallace Boyd Award

Winner $2500*

*It is anticipated that the funds awarded will be used to off-set the costs of research expenses.   

PROPOSAL DEADLINE: Monday, March 1st, 2021

PROPOSALS ADJUDICATED IN ADVANCE: TBA

Presentation Submission Deadline: TBA

Summary: Awarded to a Resident for most promising hypothesis-driven research proposal in the field of imaging/intervention.  Data is not required at time of submission to be eligible for this award.

Note: The winner of this award presents his/her winning proposal presentation at Research Day.  All remaining submissions will be adjudicated in the Poon Award category.

PROPOSAL Requirements:                                                               

  • Background as to why the project is important, or potentially so, to patient care
  • Clearly stated hypothesis
  • Discussion of proposed design
  • Appendix: Budget outlining how funding is spent
  • 400 words maximum

PRESENTATION Requirements:                                                      

  • Elaborates on all points of the proposal
  • 8 minutes podium presentation with 2 minutes for questions (10 minutes total).

Please email all Abstract & Presentation* submissions to Alissa.Burrows@ubc.ca. 

*For Presentations exceeding the file size limit (normally 25MB), please upload the PowerPoint onto a file sharing site such as Dropbox and send a download link.


Dr. Gordon E. Trueman Award

First Place $500                                 Second Place $300                           Third Place $200

ABSTRACT DEADLINE: Monday, March 1st, 2021

Presentation Submission Deadline: TBA

Summary: Awarded to those individuals’ completed projects which are considered the most deserving, based on content, scientific methodology, and presentation.  Evidence-based conclusions should be presented.

ABSTRACT Requirements:                                                                

  • Title
  • Author, Co-Author(s)
  • Objectives (Purpose)
  • Materials & Methods
  • Results / Conclusion
  • 250 words maximum

PRESENTATION Requirements:                                                      

  • Elaborates on all points of the abstract
  • 8 minutes podium presentation with 2 minutes for questions (10 minutes total).

Please email all Abstract & Presentation* submissions Alissa.Burrows@ubc.ca.

*For Presentations exceeding the file size limit (normally 25MB), please upload the PowerPoint onto a file sharing site such as Dropbox and send a download link.


Burrard Medical Imaging Clinical Fellow Research Award

First Place $500                                 Second Place $300

ABSTRACT DEADLINE: Monday, March 1st, 2021

Presentation Submission Deadline: TBA

Summary: Scientific presentations of hypothesis focused research by UBC Radiology affiliated Clinical Fellows.

ABSTRACT Requirements:                                                                

  • Title
  • Author, Co-Author(s)
  • Objectives (Purpose)
  • Materials & Methods
  • Results / Conclusion
  • 250 words maximum

PRESENTATION Requirements:                                                      

  • Elaborates on all points of the abstract
  • 8 minutes podium presentation with 2 minutes for questions (10 minutes total).

Please email all Abstract & Presentation* submissions to Alissa.Burrows@ubc.ca.

*For Presentations exceeding the file size limit (normally 25MB), please upload the PowerPoint onto a file sharing site such as Dropbox and send a download link. There is a limit of one presentation per Clinical Fellow.


Burrard Medical Imaging Non-Clinical Trainee Research Award

First Place $300                                 Second Place $200

ABSTRACT DEADLINE: Monday, March 1st, 2021

Presentation Submission Deadline: TBA

Summary: Scientific presentations of hypothesis focused research by UBC Department of Radiology affiliated non-clinical trainee.

ABSTRACT Requirements:                                                                

  • Title
  • Author, Co-Author(s)
  • Objectives (Purpose)
  • Materials & Methods
  • Results / Conclusion
  • 250 words maximum

PRESENTATION Requirements:                                                      

  • Elaborates on all points of the abstract
  • 8 minutes podium presentation with 2 minutes for questions (10 minutes total).

Please email all Abstract & Presentation* submissions to Alissa.Burrows@ubc.ca.

*For Presentations exceeding the file size limit (normally 25MB), please upload the PowerPoint onto a file sharing site such as Dropbox and send a download link. There is a limit of one presentation per non-clinical trainee.


Canada Diagnostic Centre’s Poster Contest

Electronic Poster Category

$500 – Best Poster – Medical Students and PGY 1 – Educational Topic only

  • Electronic poster format only.
  • Must have been produced, but not have been submitted previously for any awards.
  • The award will be adjudicated in advance with the chosen winner giving a 5 minute podium presentation with 2 minutes for questions.
  • No limit on number of slides. In the past, range has been 10-25 slides.
  • Flexible format but as a general guideline, aim to include Title, Author & Co-Author(s), Objective, Results, Conclusion

Presentation Submission Deadline: TBA

Please email all presentation submissions to Alissa.Burrows@ubc.ca.

*For Presentations exceeding the file size limit (normally 25MB), please upload the PowerPoint onto a file sharing site such as Dropbox and send a download link.