Family Medicine Residency Program

2019 Residency Scholarship Day

The first annual UPMC Family Medicine Scholarship Day seeks to provide a venue for high-quality UPMC Family Medicine projects, as well as a format to share and disseminate scholarly ideas and activity.

  • May 10, 2019 11:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.
  • Hosted by: UPMC Altoona Family Physicians
  • Altoona Grand Conference Center
    • 1 Sheraton Drive, Altoona, PA 16601
    • 814-946-1631
    • $65 / night before or night of (if booked before April 10)


  • Showcase the unique and outstanding scholarly projects being done across the UPMC Family Medicine programs
  • Increase awareness of educational and patient-based research being done across the field of family medicine
  • Broaden medical students’ perspective of the scope of family medicine
  • Promote collaboration and unity among the UPMC Family Medicine programs
  • Enhance the quality and quantity of scholarly activity being done by the UPMC Family Medicine programs
  • Allow residents and faculty to more easily meet scholarly activity requirements


  • Podium (limited to 10) or Poster presentations
  • $250 Amazon gift card for top podium presentation
  • $100 Amazon gift card for top poster
  • Submissions due:  March 8, 2019
  • Click here to submit! 
  • Submission rules:
    • Abstract rules
    • 300 word limit excluding the project title
    • PDF document (.pdf)
    • Calibri 11-point font
    • Single spaced
    • No header of footer


  • Title at the top of the page bolded and underlined
  • Desired Forum (Poster or Podium)
  • Background/Rationale
  • Problem or Question (PICO format when applicable)
  • Method used to answer the question or solve the problem

For more information, please contact Joseph Hines, MD at