2019 Annual Quality Congress

Submit a Poster for the Improvement Science Expo

Guidelines

We will not require abstracts of the posters prior to the Annual Quality Congress. If you intend to present a poster, please submit the following by June 3:

  1. Title of your poster
  2. Description of the project (one paragraph)
  3. Two contacts for further communication regarding your poster presentation.

This portal will close on June 3rd, 2019.

You will receive a notification on June 4th, 2019 with a poster template and instructions to upload your poster. All posters must be uploaded by September 16, 2019.

Maintenance of Certification (MOC) Part 4

Physicians and physician teams seeking MOC Part 4 credit should submit an intent to present a poster by June 3, and a PDF of their poster and a completed American Board of Pediatrics Quality Improvement Project for MOC Attestation Form by September 15, 2019.

The criteria for MOC Part 4 credits have been established by the American Board of Pediatrics. All final decisions about awarding credits are at their discretion. Detailed information about Maintenance of Certification can be found on the American Board of Pediatrics website.

Frequently Asked Questions

Where do I submit an abstract?
You do not need to submit an abstract in order to present a poster at this year’s Improvement Science Expo.

How do I apply for MOC Part 4 without an abstract?
In order to apply for MOC Part 4 credit, you must:

  1. Be enrolled in iNICQ Choosing Antibiotics Wisely or The Ins and Outs of Neonatal Care (2016-2019) and/or NICQ 2018-2019
  2. Submit an intent to present a poster through the poster registration portal
  3. Digitally submit a poster to VON via a portal between June 4 – September 15, 2019
  4. Digitally submit all completed attestations for all physicians requesting MOC Part 4.

All posters and attestations must be submitted by September 15, 2019.

Why do I keep getting error messages when I try to bring up the portal in my web browser?
Some centers have blocked all Google-related websites. Please contact your network administrator or try accessing the portal from a computer not connected to your center’s network.

Do I need a Google account to submit?
No, you do not need a Google account to submit through the portal.

Is it possible to apply for MOC Part 4 credit if I do not attend the conference?
Yes. In the submission portal, there is a question about your commitment to present a poster in Chicago. Choose the “No” option and follow the prompts.

Can I still submit a poster if I cannot attend the conference?
In order for a poster to be presented at the 2019 Vermont Oxford Network Improvement Science Expo, a member of your team must be present.

Where do I upload my poster?
This portal is collecting the title and a short description of your project.  Once you have submitted these, you will receive an email on June 4, 2019 with a poster template and instructions on how to upload your poster.

Where are the poster guidelines?
The first step is to submit your intent to present a poster.  On June 4, 2019, you will receive more information, including a recommended poster template, via email.

Why can’t I find my center name in the drop down list in the submission portal?
If your center has recently changed its name, it may not be updated in our system.  Please contact your VON account manager to start this process. If your center has NOT recently changed its name, please contact pbieber@vtoxford.org.

My center has recently changed it’s name. Why are you using the old name in the submission portal?
If your center has recently changed its name, it may not be updated in our system.  Please contact your VON account manager to start this process.