Discover Brigham

Wednesday, November 7th

12:00 PM – 6:00 PM, Brigham and Women’s Hospital

Below are the eligibility criteria for participating in the Discover Brigham Poster Session. Abstracts will be accepted from Monday, June 4, 2018 at 12:00 PM to Monday, September 17, 2018 at 12:00 PM.  An abstract submission must be completed online through this link.


  • Participation and eligibility will be limited to 100 poster presenters, the applicants will be accepted on a first come, first served basis if they meet eligibility criteria.
  • Abstracts on any type of research are eligible for submission. Please select the category that most closely identifies your research, as locations will be assigned using this information.
  • An author may only submit and present one poster. Communication with presenters will be primarily via email, please verify that the correct email address is given for the presenting author.
  • The session will have electronic poster boards. Relevant instructions will be communicated closer to the event.
  • Posters that have been previously presented at national meetings or other internal events are permitted.
  • Abstracts MUST be limited to 200 words maximum. Anything longer will be truncated for print. Tables, charts, or graphics cannot be included.
  • Authors must also provide a lay summary (NO MORE than 200 words) targeted for attendees without a scientific background. If applicable, include the clinical implications of your work in this summary.
  • Authors MUST attest that their scientific and lay abstracts have been reviewed by Partners Innovation
  • Must have a BWH affiliation.
  • Must have your scientific and lay abstracts reviewed by Partners Innovation: If you are unsure of who your department licensing manager is, please visit the Research Navigator – and look under Contact directory on the left you will see Institution – choose BWH, then Service – choose the department you are looking for eg: surgery and then for contact type chose Innovation Licensing Manager and you should have a name, email and phone number for the licensing manager.
  • All applications must be completed online and submitted through this link.

Poster Session Information


Wednesday, November 7th, 2018
Posters MUST be up by 11:30AM, presenters must be at posters from 2:30 – 3:30 PM


Academic rank of instructor or below, with a BWH affiliation.

Submission Dates

June 4, 2018 – September 17, 2018 (12:00 PM)


Wednesday, November 7th

Time TBD, Brigham and Women’s Hospital

Postdoc poster presenters are invited to compete in an Research Open Mic for a $1,000 prize! You will pitch your research and its importance for five minutes or less. To win, your pitch must be clear and understood by the audience which includes non-researchers. The audience will decide on the winner! Space is limited to no more than six spots, so indicate your interest when you submit your abstract. Spots will be selected by lottery. Only postdocs who are presenting at the poster session can pitch.