Call for Abstracts
This is your chance to share your project or idea with people who are passionate about improving health care!
Year after year, we look forward to highlighting all the excellent work taking place across the health system at the Quality Forum. We’re accepting abstracts for rapid fire presentations and storyboards during the main Forum programming taking place on April 24 and 25.
In 300 words or fewer, tell us about any topic related to health quality – across any of the Dimensions of Quality or Areas of Care. We want to learn from you on how you’re improving the health of patients, families and communities, fostering a high-quality health system, or creating better environments for those who work within it.
Deadline is Friday, October 6, 2023
Submit Your Abstract
You can submit as many abstracts as you’d like by completing an online submission form below. Abstracts can be submitted under one of two categories, depending on the stage of your work. Be sure to review the scoring and selection criteria carefully, as they are different for each category!
Review the submission checklist to ensure your abstract submission meets all the requirements.
Outcomes are initiatives underway or complete with demonstrated results and lessons that can be shared. Projects do not have to be considered a success – there are always valuable learning opportunities!
Ideas describe innovative thinking, promising practices or emerging ways of how to improve health that are too young to have results. You can seek input, inspire collaboration or spark action at an early stage.
You can choose which presentation format(s) you would like your abstract to be considered for during the submission process.
The Quality Forum receives hundreds of abstracts each year and doesn’t have room to offer presentation opportunities to all the excellent projects that are taking place across the province! The Abstract Review Committee does not consider abstracts for presentation formats that were not selected during the submission process, so we encourage you to select all presentation formats that you are interested in – not just your top choice! – to increase your chances of being accepted. We have included an estimate of the number of abstracts that will be accepted within each of the presentation formats listed below.
If you or your team has an idea for a different session at the Quality Forum that you don’t believe will fit within the presentation formats listed above, now is the time to let us know! Send a short description (2-3 sentences) of your idea to firstname.lastname@example.org by September 19, 2023 so our Steering Committee can consider it for the broader Quality Forum program.
Abstracts will be anonymized and scored by a group of abstract reviewers consisting of clinical and non-clinical experts from across the province. Your abstract will be reviewed twice, with each reviewer assigning a score out of 50 for a total score out of 100.
The Abstract Review Committee will then work to develop a balanced program that includes a variety of topics related to improving health quality.
All abstracts will be notified of the status of their submission by the end of January 2024.