Northwest States Trauma Conference

27th Annual Northwest States Trauma Conference

NW states save the date 2016

Call for Poster Submissions


You are invited to submit a poster for presentation at the 2016 Northwest States Trauma Conference. The poster should highlight a patient care improvement, process advancement or policy development within your trauma program. It does not have to be a scientific abstract or be evidence-based, but should reflect a successful initiative that would be of benefit or interest to other trauma programs. 

The poster should include the following information:

1. Background: Define the issue or problem. Describe the importance and purpose of your work and the application to other trauma programs.

2. Process: Describe how you designed and carried out the process. What was the intervention? What information/data were collected, measured and analyzed? What was the plan for the evaluation of outcomes?

3. Conclusion/Implications: Summarize the outcomes and lessons learned from this project. What are the implications of your findings related to patient outcomes, practice or policy? What remains to be learned? What are the next steps or recommendations?

 Return the completed PowerPoint slide of your poster to   by April 15th.

See the link below for the poster template.OHSU will print and display your posters on the evening of May 4th at the 27th Annual Northwest States Trauma Conference.Conference attendees will have the opportunity to vote on the poster representing the greatest benefit to performance improvement. The author of the winning poster will receive a free tuition to the 2017 conference!


Poster Template



Continuing Education Credit


Oregon Health & Science University School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Credit Hours

Credit hours associated with this conference will be announced at a later date.

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