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Calls for Proposals

 Call for Posterboard Proposals

Does your organization have an improvement story to share? Submit an online application to display your story as a posterboard by October 16.
For complete posterboard display information, including a sample poster, please review the Posterboard Handbook.
If you have questions regarding the Posterboard Proposal, please contact Lindsay Saternow at

 Call for Abstracts: 15th Annual Scientific Symposium at the National Forum


The Scientific Symposium is on December 7, 2009, and features rapid-fire presentations of peer-reviewed papers, with an afternoon poster session. The focus of the session is on advances in improvement research in health services delivery and health professions education.

Abstracts will be competitively selected through peer-review. To review prior presentations and to submit an abstract, click here.
The deadline to submit an abstract for the Scientific Symposium is September 4.

 Call for Speaker Proposals

The 2009 National Forum speaker proposal application deadline was February 27, 2009.  If you submitted an application to speak at this year's National Forum, you will receive notification via email by the end of May 2009.
Each year, we accept speaker proposal applications December through February.  The application is typically posted immediately after the National Forum for the following year.  The speaker application for the 2010 National Forum will be available online by mid-December 2009.
If you have comments or questions regarding speaker proposals, please contact Jenna Ward at
Please note: We are accepting posterboard proposals until October 16. To apply, fill out the online application form.