Call for Abstracts & Travel Awards

Call for Abstracts

CSEM Endocrine Resident Clinical Vignettes and Research Projects Session

What: You can submit either of the following:

  • a clinical vignette (interesting case) for oral (7-minute presentations with 3-minute period for questions) or poster presentation (for clinical trainees)
  • an overview of a proposed or in-progress basic science or clinical/translational research project for poster presentation (for research trainees, including PhD candidates)

Note: Completed research projects or clinical series should be submitted through the general Diabetes Canada/CSEM abstract submission route.

When: During the 22nd CSEM/Diabetes Canada Professional Conference and Annual Meetings in Winnipeg, MB. Exact time to be announced.

Where: RBC Conference Centre in Winnipeg.

How: Read the Abstract Submission Guidelines for Clinical Vignettes and Research Projects. Then submit your abstract before August 18, 2019 (midnight ET).

Deadline: Midnight, Sunday, August 18, 2019 with no exceptions!

Why: Great fun, stimulating discussion, good practice, professional development, as well as the chance to win a Dr. Sonia Salisbury Award for the oral session, and either the Dr. John Dupré Award or the Dr. Charles Hollenberg Award for the poster sessions!

History: Abstracts from past Resident Clinical Vignettes and Research Projects are available here.

Travel Assistance for Attendees and Presenters


CSEM has limited funding to help you attend Residents' Day and the Professional Conference. We can offer you a modest stipend ($250–500) to help offset your travel costs. Priority is given to residents presenting a poster or oral abstract at the Resident Clinical Vignettes and Research Projects session during the Professional Conference (see above). Amounts of individual travel grants are pro-rated based on the distance required to travel to the meeting and depend on the number of applicants. Priority is given to residents with no other sources of funding. Not all applicants will receive a travel grant.


To be eligible, you must:

Apply before Midnight ET, August 18, 2019. No exceptions!

Note: If you receive a grant, you are required to save all original travel receipts, boarding passes and hotel bills and submit them to the CSEM by Thursday, January 2, 2020. No exceptions!

Please note that Diabetes Canada also offers travel assistance for trainees (MDs and PhDs) who will be presenting a scientific poster or oral presentation at the 22nd CSEM/Diabetes Canada Professional Conference and Annual Meetings. Further information is available on their website.