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IMASC Home : MSRF   : Call for Abstracts
Indian Medical Association of Southern California invites you to submit an original abstract for "MSRF OUTSTANDING RESEARCH AWARDS" at Marriott Hotels & Resorts,Anaheim,Ca. on October 19 to 21,2012

All abstracts for MSRF Outstanding Research Awards will be presented through a poster presentation and 6 top abstracts will be selected by panel of judges.One outstanding abstract will be chosen from each category.In the event there are very few abstracts in one or each category,those two categories may be combined and two top abstracts from combined category will be chosen for the awards.


Any current medical student,resident or fellow who is a member of MSRF section of IMASC is qualified to submit an ABSTRACT

.Membership is complimentary for all qualified candidates.visit ABSTRACT Submission Guidelines:

  • Abstract should be no longer than one page.
  • Use times new roman/arial ,font 11 with 1inch margin around
  • abstract should be divided in the following sections:
  • Title in BLOCK letters
  • Authors with affiliation
  • Hypothesis/Aims/Brief Background
  • Methods-Brief
  • Results
  • Discussions and Conclusions

Submission Deadline September 1,2012

Email abstract to Vandana Agarwal MD,at

MSRF Most Outstanding Research Prizes:

MEDICAL STUDENT: $1000 cash prize &certificate
Medical resident : $1000 Cash prize & certificate.
Post doctoral Fellow:$1000,cash prize &certificate


The authors of abstracts will be required to present their work during poster presentation on Sunday October ,21,2012 .MSRF members presenting the poster are required to be present during poster session times (TBD).All submitted abstracts and applications will be reviewed  by committee in an anonymous manner.The committee will recommend six semifinalist abstract for oral presentation.One top abstract in each category of student,resident,fellow will be selected by a group of Judges.Awards will be announced on OCTOBER 21,2012.Winners need to be physically present to be eligible for the award.

IMASC looks forward to your active participation.


Manoj Shah,MD,Manish Marolia MD,Mahesh Vyas,MD
Vandana Agarwal, MD, FACP President
Indian Medical Association of Southern California