DUCoM Discovery Day

Discovery is the annual research symposium of Drexel University College of Medicine. This event showcases Basic Science and Clinical Research performed at Drexel University, affiliated institutions, and local high schools and universities.


When and Where
Date: Thursday, October 8, 2015

Location: Queen Lane Medical Campus, 2900 Queen Lane, Philadelphia, PA 19129

Events Schedule
Events Include:

Morning poster sessions

Catered lunch

Special guest lecturers

Afternoon platform session

Dinner banquet and awards ceremony


Abstract and Poster Submission Instructions
  1. All individuals are encouraged to submit an abstract and a poster for Discovery All Graduate and Medical Students, Clinicians and Post-doctoral Fellows of Drexel University College of Medicine and Drexel University as well as high school students and undergraduate students from local universities are invited to submit an abstract and poster for Discovery.

  2. Posters will be displayed from 8:45 am to 4:30 pm. Formal viewing and evaluation of posters that have been entered into the Poster Competition will be in the morning.

  3. To participate in the Poster Competition, the first author of the poster MUST be present during the judging time. Authors will receive an email detailing the time of his/her presentation shortly before Discovery Day.

  4. Submissions are limited to 1 poster per first author.

  5. Deadline for Submitting Abstracts:
    Platform presentations - Friday, September 4, 2015
    Poster presentations - Friday, September 11, 2015


Poster Instructions:
  1. Poster Board Dimension: 4' x 4'

  2. Please use appropriate capitalization when filling out all fields on the form below. Do not use ALL CAPS or all lowercase letters.

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  4. Click here for outline of Judging Poster and Platform Presentations criteria.

  5. Posters must be hung by 8:45 am. (Thumb tacks will be provided)

  6. The location where your poster will be presented will be provided when you arrive for registration at Queen Lane on Thursday, October 8, 2015

  7. Poster must be removed between 4:30 - 6:00 pm.