Poster Session


11th Annual Poster Session
CALTCM 45th Annual Meeting: April 4 - 6, 2019
Omni Los Angeles Hotel at California Plaza
251 S. Olive Street, Los Angeles, CA 90012 

We are pleased to announce our 11th Annual Poster Session.

You are invited to submit a poster abstract for the 2019 Poster Session at the upcoming CALTCM 2019 Annual Meeting.  Mentors are available to assist you with every step, from identifying your topic to writing the abstract, doing the research and creating the poster itself.  Posters will be judged and prizes for the top three posters awarded during the conference.

The submission deadline for poster proposals is Friday February 1, 2019

We are soliciting posters in one of the following three topic areas:

  1. Clinical Research (qualitative or quantitative)
  2. Quality Improvement (process that improves care for frail elders)
  3. Clinical Vignettes (illustrative case study)

We are particularly interested in soliciting work that demonstrates the following:

  • Grassroots approaches to solving quality issues in the nursing home
  • New approaches to common medical conditions in frail elders
  • Solutions to unusual situations in long-term care

ALL health professionals who work with older adults in long term care are eligible! Commercial posters are not eligible.

For more information, please contact CALTCM at [email protected]

Poster Submission Guidelines



A written abstract of no more than 250 words (not including title, names and affiliations) describing your poster must be submitted by Friday, February 1, 2019.  Please submit your abstract or any questions you may have via e-mail to: [email protected]  ALL health professionals who work with older adults in long term care are eligible! No commercial posters will be accepted. 

Include the following information at the top of your abstract:

  • Title of Poster:
  • Names and Affiliations: (Include contact information)
  • Background/Objective/Research Question: State the objective(s), research question(s) or purpose of the study/project.
  • Methods/Study Design: Short description of study design or project process.
  • Results/Analysis: Provide the main outcomes, results and statistics (if used).
  • Conclusions/Interpretations: Discussion, conclusions found by the study or project.


Presenters will be notified by e-mail of acceptance and are expected to attend the conference to present their poster. One presenter, per accepted poster, will receive a free annual meeting registration.