2022 YPS RETREAT:  ABSTRACT MINI-SERIES (for reference only)

All YPS members are invited to participate in the Abstract Mini-Series Competition, which will be held on Sunday morning, August 28.

The Abstract Mini-Series highlights both poster and platform presentations. Six (6) individuals will be selected to share their work as platform presentations and will be eligible to win 1st, 2nd, or 3rd place certificates. Posters will also be judged with certificates awarded in 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place. Participants must register to attend the retreat, must be present to win and virtual presentations will not be an option.

Who Can Compete

  • Practicing Pathologists
  • Residents
  • Fellows

Guidelines & Information 

  • All participants must register for the conference ($95);
  • Participants must complete only ONE online submission, for either Investigative Abstract or Case Report. (Links provided below.)

The deadline for submitting has passed.  Authors will be notified by Thursday, August 4th.  Authors selected for Platform Presentation will have 8 minutes for their presentation, with an additional 2 minutes for Q&A. 
Those authors who are not selected for Platform Presentation will be notified by August 4th and will be eligible for Poster Presentations, following the guidelines below.

Poster Presentations

All selected posters will be displayed on-site during the two-day retreat. Poster Presentation discussion will take place on Sunday morning, August 28 for approximately 20 minutes where authors are expected to be available to answer questions regarding their poster and content. At least one author/poster representative should be present, but it does not necessarily have to be the main author.

Posters will be printed off-site and delivered to the YPS Retreat by TSP staff. For continuity, all posters are printed according to a standard size and mounted on foam core. Independently printed posters will not be permitted.

If you have additional questions regarding poster submissions, contact Ali.Valdez@texmed.org

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