MEIDAM – House of Dermatology

Residents Research Presentation
(Both types, oral & Poster will be accepted.)

(*Open for dermatology residents currently in training or recently graduated may select this abstract submission option)

On behalf of the MEIDAM 2023 Scientific Committee, we invite resident doctors to submit their original cases or research abstracts and get a chance to present at this year’s 8th MEIDAM Conference & Exhibition in Dubai, UAE, from 22 – 24 September 2023.

Abstract submission deadline: Saturday, 15 July 2023 – 11:59 PM.

Notification on Acceptance/Rejection: Between 25 July – 31 August 2023.

Kindly, review the below Guidelines before submitting your work:


Residents Presentation Competition is a new session of the MEIDAM Conference & Exhibition, 2023. It is open to all dermatology residents currently in training or recently graduated within the last 2 years (class 2021). Applicants may choose to present Research Projects, Clinical Cases, or Updated Reviews.


Presentation must be in English

Presentation must be submitted as PowerPoint

Patient confidentiality must be protected; data/photos must be de-identified

Research Projects must follow the following format:

Title: name, postgraduate year,
affiliation, conflict of interest declaration

  • References Introduction:
    background for the study stating its
    objective or hypothesis
  • Methods: discussing the design,
    setting, patients, and interventions
  • Results: test, tables, and illustrations
    to show the most important findings.
  • Discussion: important aspects of the
    study and its conclusion.
  • References: original research
    sources that are directly

Clinical Cases must follow the
following format:

  • Title: name, postgraduate year,
  • History: brief relevant history and
    review of systems
  • Examination: detailed clinical
    findings with good quality photos
  • Investigations: completed relevant
  • Discussion: summary of the
    diagnosis and its importance to

Updated Reviews must use the
following format(500 words):

  • Classic articles supporting
    the current practice
  • New articles supporting new
  • Articles generating clinical
  • Articles showing new
    experimental approach
  • Articles showing new
    technological innovation

Presentations must avoid commercialism. Trade names should be avoided.

Time frame is 12 minutes (10minutes for content and 2 minutes for questions)

Presentations should be submitted online through MEIDAM’s Conference website

Provide a letter including proof of your enrollment in any residency program or year of graduation.

Submission deadline is on until Saturday, 15 July 2023.

The scientific committee will evaluate the content of each presentation based on the educational value it presents. All Accepted Research presentations shall receive free registration to attend the 3 days conference. Your presentations will be judged by the committee and based on it, top 3 presentations will be nominated and awarded. Notification letters of acceptance will be sent via email between Tuesday, 25th July to Monday, 31st August 2023.

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