Poster Symposium Judging Criteria
Advanced Judging: Once all posters are uploaded, a team of judges will review all posters based on the following CRITERIA:
- Project/case report design and methods: Project/clinical vignette is clearly designed; scientific/clinical procedures are appropriate and well organized; Author uses a logical scientific method and appropriate methodology/relevant history, physicals, and complementary studies are included; Presenter exhibits a good understanding of the methods used/case report.
- Data: Effort has been made to identify all significant variables affecting the experimental results/case report, and those variables not manipulated as part of the experimental design have been controlled or there is an organized and logical algorithm of case presentation; Clinical topic is interesting and relevant to scientific knowledge; Data is presented in a clear and understandable manner with an effort to eliminate bias.
- Discussion/conclusion: The effect of experimental error was estimated and considered when drawing the discussion/conclusion or the discussion/ conclusion are relevant and pertinent to the case; Potential pitfalls and limitations of the project/case have been addressed; The discussion and conclusion use relevant sources to compare and contrast the information that exists in literature; The conclusion is consistent with the data and/or observations/ case.
- Organization/Visual Presentation: Visuals are easy to read and logically organized; Grammar and syntax are correct.
On-site Judging: Poster presenters’ oral presentation will be evaluated based on the author’s ability to achieve the following:
- Explain the project/case report concisely
- Clarify the relevance of the project/case
- Answer questions thoroughly