The CHA Center for Professional and Academic Development will host the 2018 CHA Academic Poster Session on Tuesday, April 10th from 5:30pm-7:30pm in the Learning Center in the Healy Ambulatory Building at Cambridge Hospital. This is a great opportunity to share accomplishments and meaningful conversation with colleagues from a variety of disciplines. Trainees are especially encouraged to submit.  

This year our selection committee will limit the number of accepted posters to 60. There will be an additional selection process to identify outstanding posters in each category which will confer the opportunity to give a brief oral presentation of the work.  

To submit your work, please fill out the Google form:

Below are three suggested abstract templates. Please be aware there is a 250 max word count limit for abstracts.

  • Health Professions Education, Community Health/Health Policy
    • Introduction (very brief background and/or statement as to why this work is important)

    • Objectives and/or Hypothesis (clearly stated and brief)

    • Methods/Materials (description of study or intervention, include statistical methods used)

    • Results

    • Discussion/Recommendations

  • Quality/Systems Improvement
    • Background and scope (size and significance of problem)

    • Description of the problem in context at CHA (quantitative data, qualitative data including process mapping and interviews)

    • Change ideas and implementation

    • Results/outcomes (demonstrated change in performance metrics over time)

    • Implications/ lessons learned/ plan for scale up and spread and sustainability

  • Case Study/Clinical Research
    • Introduction

    • Case Description

    • Discussion

You must submit your work by Friday, March 2nd. You will be notified of acceptance by Friday, March 16th.


Please direct questions to We look forward to your participation!