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Call for abstracts

The Medical Organization for Latino Advancement (MOLA) invites you to submit an abstract for the 2018 Latino Health Symposium. Our Annual Meeting program includes content related to the clinical practice and teaching involving Latino populations. Submission deadline: Friday, June 15th, 2018 at noon CST.
We are looking to particularly highlight work that addresses the following competencies for our membership and attendees:
  • Understand key issues in Hispanic/Latino health and health disparities on a local, regional, or national level.
  • Identify evidence-based strategies to address gaps and barriers in Latino health and discuss options for implementation of “best practices” with Latino patients and communities.
  • Describe innovative strategies that are being realized or proposed in current academic research, community practice, or educational development that have an impact on improving Latino health equity.
  • Discuss strategies in health policy or education that address increased equity and representation of Latinos in medical careers and other areas of health professional advancement.
Abstracts eligible for submission: Original research, case reports/case series, and community projects. Abstracts should not report results that have been previously published.
MOLA encourages the submission of abstracts by presenting authors who are students, medical students, residents, or fellows-in-training. Please check the box on the submission form site to indicate your training status for special award consideration.
Abstract Word Limit: 300 words. Organize abstract content in sections as follows: Background/Purpose, Method, Results (Case description for case reports), and Discussion/Impact.
If selected as an oral presentation, your presentation will be part of the CME program for the symposium and will be assigned within educational tracks including clinical, research, and public health. Each presentation will be 20 minutes with additional time for Q&A. Posters will be displayed throughout the day and will be judged for poster award presentation at the conclusion of the symposium.
Please complete the submission form in order for your work to be considered for a poster only or poster & oral presentation. Please note that MOLA membership will be required for abstract acceptance; the 3-minute membership application is available at