Workshops and Posters

The workshops and posters abstract submission system for the 2020 Annual Meeting will be open 9/12/19 - 10/29/19. All workshops are 90 minutes long and should have an emphasis on interactive learning with minimal didactic lecturing. Please review all guidelines below before beginning the submissions process as changes occur annually.

  • Only AADPRT members may submit an abstract (RESIDENTS AND FELLOWS MAY NOT BE AADPRT MEMBERS).
  • If the abstract is accepted, the submitting member will serve as the point of contact for all workshop or poster-related details leading up to the meeting.
  • Disclosure forms will be collected for selected abstracts by the American Psychiatric Association beginning in November. Selected recipients will be sent a unique email link for completion. All presenters must complete it in order to participate.
  • Members may be included in a maximum of three workshops as leader, co-leader, or presenter.
  • Maximum number of presenters for a workshop or poster is five. Exceptions to this will not be considered. A submission should not request additional presenters or A/V needs in the body of the abstract.
  • All workshop and poster participants must register and pay for the annual meeting should they wish to participate in the workshop or poster session.
  • Please specify in the abstract if your workshop or poster has been produced by trainees with a faculty mentor/AADPRT member.
  • During the submission process, you will have the option to save and return to your abstract submission prior to final submission.
  • Once submission is complete you may not make changes to the material, including replacing participants.
  • For the 2020 meeting, there will be (5) five workshop sessions beginning on Wednesday afternoon. Scheduling requests will not be accepted.
  • To review a list of FAQs, please click here.

To submit an abstract, you must provide:

  • Title
  • Prior AADPRT meetings at which the workshop has been presented (if applicable)
  • AADPRT Committee or Taskforce sponsoring workshop/poster (if applicable)
  • Intended audience
  • Primary and Secondary Categories
  • Educational Objective(s) - at least one linked to the Practice Gap
  • Practice Gap (500 words or less)
  • Scientific citations: How was the need for this activity brought to your attention? Include a link to any of the following: peer-reviewed journal articles, updated guidelines from medical societies, legislative, regulatory or organizational changes affecting patient care, or government produced documents describing educational need and/or physician practice gaps.
  • Abstract (500 words or less)
  • Brief, but specific, workshop agenda with intended audience specified (500 words or less). A time schedule for the activity components of the workshop should be provided. Please devote the last five minutes of your workshop to participant review using the Whova app.
  • Information for additional participants including:
    • Name only (if participant is a current AADPRT member)
    • Contact information (name, degrees, title, institution name, address, phone number, and email address) for any non-AADPRT members.

The review process:

  • Submissions will be reviewed and ranked by the program committee (former, current, and incoming program chairs).
  • Selection criteria include educational value, audience appropriateness, topic diversity, connection to meeting theme, innovation and (for workshops) interactivity.

Abstracts of 2019 selected workshops
Abstracts of 2019 selected posters

Abstract FAQs

4th Annual Poster Competition

We're pleased to announce that AADPRT will again host a competition for the best 2020 Annual Meeting Poster. We'll recognize a first place award and an honorable mention. Entry deadline is Thursday, January 9, 2020.

Competition details

The link to upload your poster will best posted here in December, 2019.


Past posters and workshops are available in the VTO. Click the link below to access them and then click "VTO" on your dashboard (requires member login).

View Workshop and Poster Materials