Presenting your research:
Quality abstracts, posters, and presentations


Free webinar: Feb. 16| 8 - 9pm ET
An ARVO-AAO (American Academy of Ophthalmology) collaborative event

The key to effectively communicating your research is conveying important information succinctly. Attend this webinar to learn how to package your research via preparing quality abstracts, posters and presentations. Hear from your peers and subject matter experts as they discuss how to develop an abstract from the ground up, what scientific journal editors and member committees look for when selecting abstracts, and how to present and promote your research. 

Attendees of this webinar will learn:

  • How to write a quality abstract
  • What scientific journal editors and member committees look for when selecting abstracts
  • Tips for presenting your research
  • How to create a graphical abstract to promote your work

This webinar is part of an annual collaboration between ARVO’s Professional Development and Education Committee and the AAO Committee for Resident Education to develop research-related education for medical students, residents and ARVO Members-in-Training.

The American Academy of Ophthalmology is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The American Academy of Ophthalmology designates this live activity for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.



image of Maria Fernanda Abalem Maria Fernanda Abalem, MD, MsC, PhD
Adjunct Research Assistant Professor
Kellog Eye Center, Michigan Medicine

image of Alice LorchAlice Lorch, MD, MPH
Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology
Massachusetts Eye and Ear, Harvard Medical School

image of Daisy ShuDaisy Shu
Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Schepens Eye Research Institute, Mass Eye and Ear
Department of Ophthalmology, Harvard Medical School

image of Edmund TsuiEdmund Tsui, MD
Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology
Stein Eye Institute, David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA




image of Frank Lovicu

What makes a quality abstract? 
Tips for writing your abstract for approval by meeting committees and journal editors

Frank Lovicu, PhD, FARVO
Professor of Ocular Cell and Developmental Biology, School of Medical Sciences
The University of Sydney, NSW, Australia

image of Emily Chew

What makes a quality abstract?
Perspectives from a meeting committee and a journal editor

Emily Chew, MD
Senior Investigator, DECA, Clinical Trials Branch
Intramural Research Program, National Institutes of Health

image of Jarrod Harman

Presenting your abstract
in poster format, via presentations and using effective graphics

Jarrod C. Harman, PhD
Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Department of Ophthalmology
Boston Children’s Hospital / Harvard Medical School

image of Tayler Wishart

Promoting your research with a graphical abstract

Tayler Wishart
PhD Candidate
Discipline of Molecular Biomedicine, The University of Sydney