Call for Abstracts

2022 Annual Research Meeting (June 04 - 07, 2022)

On June 4-7, 2022, health services researchers, policy analysts, clinicians and community members using evidence and data to transform health and health care will once again convene
in-person for the AcademyHealth Annual Research Meeting (ARM). This year's conference will take place at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center, in Washington, DC.

An important annual milestone for the community, the ARM is AcademyHealth's biggest and most popular meeting of the year, offering an irreplaceable forum for connection, recognition, reflection, learning and professional networking opportunities.

As always, protecting the health and safety of our attendees is our number one priority. To keep everyone as safe as possible, we will be instating mandatory health and safety protocols throughout the conference. For those unable to attend in person, we will be providing a virtual option for a subset of the content, including streaming all the plenaries. Virtual content will be available for 30 days post event.

All submitters should be prepared to present in-person. A subset of content will be selected to be presented virtually. Information about your presentation format will be included in notifications.

This will be a vaccine-required event. All in-person attendees and presenters will be asked to show proof of vaccination to enter the conference space.

Instructions and Needed Information for Submitting a Presentation:

  1. Theme

  2. Title

  3. Author

  4. Abstract Text

  5. Confirmation

  6. General Instructions

 

Instructions and Frequently Asked Questions are available to assist in your presentation.

Begin a submission to the following:

CALL FOR ABSTRACTS SESSIONS

New Submissions Closed

Individual abstracts are submitted to a theme for consideration as a podium or poster presentation. Abstracts are first considered for a podium presentation, then for a poster, unless the submitter requests to only be considered for poster. Up to four abstracts accepted for podium presentation are grouped according to topic area. Abstracts accepted for poster presentation are displayed as part of their theme's poster session.

Call For Abstracts Sessions Instructions

CALL FOR PANELS ON CRITICAL AND EMERGING ISSUES IN HSR

New Submissions Closed

Critical and Emerging Issues in HSR panel sessions focus on a coherent topic that is considered central to the field of health services research and for which there has been significant progress and/or challenges. These sessions should be submitted by the lead organizer and must include the names and organizations of the panelists in the session overview. The 1,000-word overview should include a description of the panel as well as the individual topics each panelist will cover. Individual abstracts are not submitted as part of the proposal.  Please note there can be no more than five people on a panel, including the moderator.

Call for Panels-on Critical and Emerging Issues in HSR Instructions

CALL FOR POLICY ROUNDTABLES

New Submissions Closed

Policy Roundtables should be submitted by the lead organizer and must include the names and organizations of the panelists in the session overview.  The 1,000-word overview should include a description of the panel as well as the individual topics each panelist will cover. Please note there can be no more than five people on a panel, including the moderator.  Individual abstracts are not submitted as part of the roundtable proposal.

Call For Policy Roundtable Instructions

CALL FOR RESEARCH PANELS

New Submissions Closed

A research panel overview must include a session chair and a minimum of 2 presenters, but no more than 4.  If you choose to include an optional discussant, you may only have 3 presenters (5 people max on the panel).  Each presenter must have a corresponding abstract. The submission is considered as a whole and accepted or rejected for research panel presentation.

Call For Research Panels Instructions

CALL FOR STUDENT POSTERS

New Submissions Closed

Students are encouraged to submit individual abstracts to a theme for consideration for poster presentation. Student posters are considered for the Student Poster Award, which recognizes the outstanding research of a student and the quality of the presentation during the Annual Research Meeting.

Call For Student Posters Instructions

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Key Dates

  • Annual Research Meeting(ARM) Abstract Submission Deadline: January 18, 2022 at 5:00 p.m. ET
  • Notifications for ARM Sessions Sent: Mid-March
  • ARM Late-Breaking Abstract Submission Deadline: March 24, 2022 at 5:00 p.m. ET

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