Interesting Vasculitis Case Competition

 

Mission

 

The Calgary Vasculitis Symposium is committed to giving health professionals opportunities to learn about, share, and discuss recent discoveries in clinical and translational vasculitis research and managing patients with vasculitis. 

The competition has now closed. 
Winners will be announced soon.

Prize (up to 4 total to be awarded)

1. Presentation of winning interesting vasculitis case at the 2022 Calgary Vasculitis Symposium on 7 September 2022 in Calgary, Canada. Presentations will take place during this pre-Congress IPNA 2022 course (see www.ipna2022.org)

2. Travel and accommodation expenses to and from Calgary.

(Includes return airfare, travel to/from Calgary International Airport, up to 3 nights’ accommodation at the Westin Calgary and meals. Other expenditures are at the cost of the winners)

Eligibility

 

  • Eligible candidates are trainees or junior staff (within 5 years of finishing residency/fellowship). Medical students, medical and surgical residents and fellows, basic scientists in training, and allied health trainees are encouraged to apply

  • Submissions must be a patient case and have a paediatric vasculitis relevance

  • Submissions are to be no more than 250 words

Application Process

 

  • Submissions are to be made through the Submission Form

  • Application deadline is extended to July 25, 2022 at 8:00am MST

  • Only applications that are received by the application deadline will be considered.

  • Prize announcements will follow and will be announced in advance of the symposium

Scoring & Review Process

 

  • All submissions will be reviewed and scored by the Calgary Vasculitis Planning Committee members and/or invited expert reviewers

  • The submission reviewers will be blinded to the authors name. The reviewers will be asked to consider relevance to vasculitis, and will score and rank each submission according to a standard scoring strategy

  • The top 4 ranked submissions will be awarded, as stated above. If the winner is unable to attend the Calgary Vasculitis Symposium, the award will move to the next highest ranked submission.