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 a mix of faculty, learners and staff in the Department of Pediatrics.

Date:  April 20, 2022, 12:30 - 4:30 (virtual)

Registration deadline: April 6, 2022


Dr. Michael Houghton2022  Keynote speaker: Nobel Laureate Dr. Michael Houghton
Topic: TBC

Award recipients

To be announced.

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
Janette Mailo - co-chair
Catherine Burton
Michael Khoury
Georg Schmolzer
Hien Huynh
Nicole Firth
Shubham Soni
Mikhaila Skehor

Contact us

Executive Assistant
Julie Paterson


Coming soon

Oral and poster abstracts

2021 abstracts
2020 abstracts