Poster Guidelines

The purpose of Poster Presentations at the AAMD Annual Meeting is to promote and encourage medical dosimetry professionals and students to pursue research activities within their clinical settings that can then be showcased as posters.

Currently, this is a non-competitive, peer-reviewed process.

Click Here to submit a poster abstract for the upcoming AAMD Annual Meeting, June 16-20, 2019 in Anaheim, CA.


Poster Abstract Submission Guidelines:

  • Deadline for poster abstract submission is March 15, 2019.
  • Abstract content to focus on topics that are related to the profession of medical dosimetry and radiation oncology. Examples of content are clinical sites, new technologies, physics, radiobiology, original research, and/or education.
  • An abstract is limited to 2000 characters and must contain information from all sections of the poster (i.e. Introduction, Methods and Materials, Results, Discussion and Conclusions).
  • Conflict of interest and release of information waiver is included as part of the online submission form.
  • Abstracts submitted by Medical Dosimetry students must include a signed Review Verification Letter from a program director, physicist or dosimetrist co-author that indicates the abstract was reviewed by this person prior to the student submission. Student abstracts submitted that do not have this signed letter will not be accepted.
  • Submission must be made by the first author (please include email address).
  • Poster abstracts cannot be edited once submitted. To make a change to your abstract you will need to contact AAMD Headquarters at 703-677-8071 or via email at

Once you are notified that your poster abstract is accepted, you will be required to submit a digital poster and a summative statement by April 26, 2019.  The digital posters will need to be submitted as a PDF or PowerPoint. The summative statement should be a brief summary on your research with key points highlighted, providing a basis for discussion and should be no more than 25 words.


Poster Guidelines:

  • Dimensions: 4 feet by 4 feet
  • Poster material should be printed on presentation board or stiff paper
  • Subject: Must cover what was initially submitted in abstract
  • Identification: Title, author(s), credentials, institution
  • Text: Greater than 24pts. Typed
  • Font: Use San-Serif, Arial, Helvetica, Times New Roman, or Calibri
  • Production: Use color and simple graphics
  • Displayed materials should be self-explanatory
  • We encourage presenters to use supporting data such as tables, graphs, illustrations, etc.
  • Layout: Columnar with more graphics than text

poster layout

To see digital poster examples click here

Author(s) will be responsible for getting their poster to the annual meeting and dismantling the poster at the end of the educational sessions.

We look forward to reviewing your abstract!