Pediatric Research Day

The Department of Pediatrics is pleased to present this year's Pediatric Research Day abstracts online. The purpose of this event is to showcase research by staff and learners in the Department of Pediatrics. The event is open to all members of the Department of Pediatrics.

Research will be presented virtually by a mix of faculty, learners and staff. You are encouraged to submit your best abstracts for consideration.

Date:  TBA 2022

timothy-caulfield-image-250.png2021  Keynote speaker: Tim Caulfield, professor of law at the University of Alberta, research director of its Health Law Institute, and current Canada Research Chair in Health Law and Policy
Topic: Battling bunk: Evidenced-based strategies to counter misinformation

Award recipients

View the list of the 2021 poster presentation award recipients
View the list of the 2021 oral presentation award recipients

Abstract submission


Only ONE abstract per first author will be accepted; please choose your best work for submission. The abstracts must be submitted online and formatted in a Word document as follows:

  • Text of abstract: keep abbreviations to a minimum (and define when first used)
  • Maximum length: 400 words
  • Do not include: Tables or graphs
  • Abstracts should represent original research that has been completed or is currently underway by faculty members, residents, graduate students or postdoctoral fellows (previously submitted work is acceptable)
  • Filename should be: Abstract - 2022, your last name, your first name (put your division in brackets)

Presenter resources

The Women and Children's Health Research Institute (WCHRI) has held informational sessions for researchers to prepare for oral and abstract presentations. This resource may help you with Pediatric Research Day:

Geoff Ball, professor, and Maryam Kebbe, former postdoctoral fellow: Creating and delivering powerful scientific presentations


Watch the videos below to find out why submitting an abstract for Pediatric Research Day is important.

Research Day committee members

Geoff Ball - co-chair
Catherine Burton - co-chair
Heather Armstrong
Judith Chrystal
Lisa Hornberger
Qutuba Karwi
Qaasim Mian
Carmen Rasmussen
Shubham Soni 
Sneha Suresh
Nikki Tyminski
Tamara Vineberg
Eytan Wine
Bruce Wright
Lynn Yang
Mona Zhang

Contact us

Executive Assistant
Julie Paterson


2019 Program

Award recipients

2019 Award recipients

Oral and poster abstracts

2021 abstracts
2020 abstracts

2019 abstracts