Pediatric Research Day

The Department of Pediatrics is pleased to present this year's Pediatric Research Day abstracts in person. The purpose of this event is to showcase research by a mix of faculty, learners, and staff in the Department of Pediatrics.

Date: April 17, 2024
Abstract Submission Deadline: March 15, 2024


Keynote Speaker


2024 Keynote speaker: Dr. Deena Hinshaw MD, LMCC, FRCPC, CCFP
Topic: "Perspectives on Evidence"

Abstract submission

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Abstract Submission Deadline: March 15, 2024

Only ONE abstract per first author will be considered. Abstracts must be submitted via the Google form link. Abstracts should be formatted in a Word document as follows:


  • Title - up to 20 words
  • Text - maximum 400 words
  • Abbreviations should be defined and kept to a minimum
  • Do not include tables, graphs or references.
  • Abstracts should represent original research (completed or ongoing) led by Department of Pediatrics members, including faculty, clinical academic colleagues, research staff, residents, clinical and postdoctoral fellows, graduate and undergraduate students. Previously presented research is welcome,
  • File Naming Format: LAST NAME, First name, Division (in brackets). Example: FORGIE, Sarah (Infectious Diseases)

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 by Geoff Ball, professor, and Maryam Kebbe, former postdoctoral fellow, may help you with Pediatric Research Day: 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
Chelsey Grimbly - Co Chair
Janette Mailo
Nicole Firth

Contact us

Erica d'Haene - Operations Assistant