EMRA Case-Con

See Zebras at Case-Con at ACEP19

You know that puzzling case that has intrigued you since you started medical school? How about tackling a little research and presenting it at Case-Con! Students and residents come together to present interesting emergency medicine cases.

Where:  ACEP19 Scientific Assembly - Denver, CO
When:   Sunday, October 27, 2019: 12:30p - 5:30p

See Last Years Winners and Abstracts

New for 2019

This year we have expanded Case-Con to include Residents.  There will be 15 Medical Students and 15 Residents to display and compete this year.

Note:  Previously published posters or abstracts are not eligible for Case-Con.

Important Dates

  • Deadline for Abstract submission: July 31, 2019
  • Selection process: Aug 1, 2019 - August 23, 2019 (updated due to volume of submissions)
  • Notification of abstract selection: August 28, 2019  (updated)
  • Deadline for poster draft: October 1, 2019

What is Case-Con?

Case-Con is a poster presentation contest of interesting/notable emergency medicine cases. Presentations will include a 5-minute presentation followed by 2 minutes of group discussion. Presentations will be judged by a panel of EM residents and faculty. Three winners will be selected and awarded cash prizes!

Wanna Judge?

Senior residents are needed to select abstracts and score presentations at ACEP Scientific Assembly.

What Do I Do?

Step by step guide to participating in Case-Con.

Submit Your Abstract Today

Guide for Presenters

  • Authors are asked to submit a word document (3000 character limit) with a description of their proposed case presentation.
  • Subtitles to include:
    • Introduction
    • Case Description
    • Discussion (with notable learning points)
    • Conclusion
  • Authors selected for case presentation will then submit a .pdf version of their case presentation poster.
  • Presentations will be judged based on the Case-Con Rubric.

Topics of Interest

  • Uncommon presentations of common illnesses
  • Interesting (de-identified) clinical pictures
  • Any case that you think has an interesting teaching point
  • Novel treatments / techniques

Important Dates

  • Deadline for Abstract submission: July 31, 2019
  • Selection process: Aug 1, 2019 - August 23, 2019 (updated due to volume of submissions)
  • Notification of abstract selection: August 28, 2019  (updated)
  • Deadline for poster draft: October 1, 2019

Awards

  • First place: $250
  • Second place: $150
  • Third place: $100