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Podium Competition:

Prizes for Texas Dermatology Resident Members will be awarded for 1st, 2nd and 3rd place.

REMINDER: Only Texas Dermatology Residents are eligible to win the three main awards.
Medical Students & Research Fellows are welcome to participate!

The TDS board will select up to the top three medical student podium submissions to present in-person at this year's meeting. The remaining submissions will be presented virtually.  The selected in-person presenters will receive complimentary registration to the conference and first place will be recognized at the TDS Member Business Luncheon on Saturday, 4/20. 
Because of the selection process, all MEDICAL STUDENT podium abstract submissions will be due no later than March 22nd to allow time for the committee to make their selection and notify the participants.

Application Deadline: March 22nd 
Medical Student/Research Fellow Abstract Due: March 22nd

Abstract Paragraph:

All presenters must submit a PDF abstract that is typewritten, double-spaced, one page with 12 point Times New Roman font for the abstract booklet.
This abstract does not have to include sources. If the sources fit within the one page limit, then they can be added.
The paragraph needs to be emailed to laura.madole@texasdermatology.org by March 22nd.

Please refer to the specific guidelines on www.texasdermatology.org under the Resident's section.

*You may enter both competitions but the topics must be different.*
*You can ONLY submit ONE abstract for a poster & ONE abstract for a podium. Topics HAVE to be completely different for the poster & the podium.
**The TDS goes off of the honor system. Please do not switch First Author names or change author order for the sake of the TDS competitions.**

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* 1. FIRST AUTHOR ONLY | Full Name:

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* 2. Names of Authors & Designations (MD, DO etc.) *Do not include first author:

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* 3. Email Address of First Author:

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* 4. I am a:

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* 5. Medical Program/Residency/Fellowship & City, State of First Author:

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* 6. Medical School/Residency/Fellowship Completion Date of First Author:

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* 7. Current Mailing Address of First Author:

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* 8. Title of Podium 

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* 9. Agreement: Read the following statements below.

I agree to submitting a typewritten PDF, double-spaced, one page abstract with Times New Roman font and 12pt font to laura.madole@texasdermatology.org by March 22nd for the podium abstract competition. Does not have to include sources.

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* 10. Agreement: Read the following statements below.

I agree by presenting a podium, my presentation will be between 5-7 minutes.

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* 11. Agreement: Read the following statements below.

I agree I will register for the TDS Meeting prior to the registration deadline, April 5th. (Registration is free for TDS Member Residents and $30 for medical students, research fellows and all non-TDS Residents)

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* 12. Agreement: Read the following statements below.

I acknowledge that as a medical student, resident submissions will take priority of time slots available at the TDS Spring Conference

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* 13. Agreement: Read the following statements below.

As the first author, I agree to handling all communications and submitting the mandatory documents to the TDS Meeting Coordinator by email.

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* 14. Agreement: Read the following statements below.

I understand that only current Texas Residents that are TDS members are eligible to win.

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