Call for Proposals
2019 Annual Scientific Assembly
November 28, 2019 - November 30, 2019
Beanfield Centre at Exhibition Place, 105 Princes' Blvd, Toronto, ON M6K 3C3
Welcome to the 2019 Ontario College of Family Physicians ASA Call for Abstracts
The Ontario College of Family Physicians (OCFP) will host its 57th Annual Scientific Assembly (ASA) on November 28-30, 2019, at the Beanfield Centre at Exhibition Place in Toronto, Ontario. This three-day educational conference welcomes over 1,000 delegates, including family physicians, family medicine residents and other primary care providers, to deliver valuable and engaging professional development on a wide range of current and emerging issues in primary care.
Objectives for Abstracts
- To present the best new scientific research available
- To present best practices, treatments and tools in all areas of family medicine
- To provide delegates with hands-on experience of concise, interactive, practical, case-based and engaging teaching methods
The OCFP 2019 ASA Call for Abstracts is now closed for rapid Fire, Talk, Skill formats.
The OCFP 2019 ASA Call for Abstracts is open for the following presentation format:
Two-minutes Two-slides: Do you have an interesting clinical case you would like to share with your colleagues and fellow family physician peers? This new interactive and unique presentation format will provide presenters the opportunity to showcase an interesting case in family medicine. Presenters take on the challenge of sharing a clinical pearl in two-minutes using only two-slides. Cases will be selected to ensure a rich and varied session filled with clinical pearls for family physicians to take back to their practices. Selected case submissions will be competing against each other to be crowned the Best Case by delegates in attendance. Live polling will be used for this competitive and interactive session.
Rapid Fire, Talk, Skill formats - Monday February 18, 2019 at 11:59 p.m. (ET)
Two-minutes Two-slides format - Friday, May 17th, 2019 at 11:59 p.m. (ET)
Acceptance or Rejection of Abstracts
Abstracts will be reviewed only if submitted online by Monday February 18, 2019 for Rapid Fire, Talks, Skills formats. Two-minutes Two-slides abstracts will be reviewed only if submitted online by Monday May 6, 2019. Successful submitters will be notified of acceptance in Spring 2019. The abstract submitter will receive all correspondence related to their submission. For submitters who are completing an abstract on behalf of the primary presenter, it is the responsibility of the submitter to inform the primary presenter on all related communication.
Attendance and Compensation
Only one presenter will receive complimentary registration to attend the conference on the day of their presentation. Additional presenters and co-presenters will be required to register and pay the appropriate registration fee.
No honorarium is paid for accepted submissions and all presentation related expenses are of the responsibility of the submitter and/or primary presenter.
Starting the Online Submission Process
We are providing a downloadable Guide for Submitters to help with the submission process and recommend that you review all guidelines and requirements before beginning your submission.
Please review all instructions before completing your submission
To begin the online abstract submission process, click “Start Application” below. This site will be used to enter your abstract information and update your contact information for the conference.
REMINDER: If you are submitting an abstract on behalf of a speaker, it is your responsibility to forward all correspondence related to your submission. If you would like all communication to be forwarded to your speaker, include their contact information within the first step of the submission process. There will be a section where you will be able to enter your own email address as an administrator.