Research Forum

Virtual Research Presentations | April 8, 2021

In response to COVID-19, the annual Wisconsin Emergency Medicine Research Forum will offer alternative programming to spotlight the scholarly work from its residents, fellows, faculty and staff. Details regarding how research abstracts will be presented will be forthcoming, but the event will be virtually available to the academic communities at the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health, Medical College of Wisconsin, and anyone interested in the latest advances in emergency medicine research.

This one-day event celebrating regional scholarship takes place during the WACEP Annual Spring Symposium. The Research Forum is intended for emergency medicine physicians, fellows, residents, medical students, nurses, other health care professionals, and researchers.

Call for Abstracts

Original adult and pediatric emergency care research is sought for presentation.
Review abstract guidelines and submit proposals by February 5, 2021.


Details coming soon. This is a free event, and attendees/presenters do not need to purchase registration to the WACEP Spring Symposium in order to attend. CME credits are not available for the Research Forum.

Anticipated schedule:

Event Date: Thursday, April 8th, 2021

8:00am Research Forum presentations
11:15am Keynote address: David A. Talan, MD, FACEP, FIDSA
Professor, David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA
Chair, Department of Emergency Medicine, Olive View-UCLA Medical Center
Faculty, Division of Infectious Diseases, Olive View-UCLA Medical Center

Research Abstract Submissions:

Deadline to submit abstracts: February 5, 2021 by 5:00pm CST

Abstracts must be submitted as Microsoft Word documents that are no longer than 350 words. Abstracts must be structured with a title, objective or hypothesis, methods, results, and conclusion. Submissions must contain the following:

    1. List of author(s) with academic degrees and affiliation(s)
    2. List any relevant conflicts of interest or notation that "The author(s) has/have no relevant conflicts of interest."
    3. Presenter's name and whether they are a faculty member, fellow, resident, student, or other (please specify)

Submit an abstract >>

WACEP & Research Forum Awards

After the forum, the following will be awarded to individuals with outstanding presentations and career development:

     • Best Overall Presentation
     • Best Resident/Fellow Presentation
     • Best Student Presentation
     • Best Scholarly Activity Presentation
     • Career Development Award

The Research Forum is a joint conference sponsored by:
BerbeeWalsh Department of Emergency Medicine at the University of Wisconsin
Department of Emergency Medicine at the Medical College of Wisconsin
Wisconsin chapter of the American College of Emergency Physicians (WACEP)

Questions? Please email
Tel: 608-263-6690
Fax: 608-265-8241