Annual Research Day

SBSH's Division of Academic Research

is happy to announce the date of the Annual Research Day Poster Competition, which will be taking place on

Thursday, May 30th


Parrish Memorial Hall

Participating residents are to submit their academic projects in the form of a Microsoft PowerPoint presentation to the Division. Once approved, further direction regarding converting the presentation to a poster will be provided.

Graduate Medical Education's - Division of Academic Research Committee will help assist all Residents with proper Research Guidelines, Resources, and Peer Review if required.

The posters will be judged by a panel of program directors and attendings. Winners will be chosen based on: Originality of Work, Aesthetics of Display, Clarity of Display, Scientific Merit, and Knowledge. The best posters will be chosen in 2 categories: case presentations and primary research, and the authors will present them to the audience. Gift cards will be awarded to the authors of the winning posters. 

If you are interested in participating in SBSH Annual Research Day Competition as a judge or a presenter please contact The Department of Medical Education at (631) 726-0409 or by emailing the Division of Academic Research at:

Last Year's Winners:

1st Place: Development oif Thrombotic Thromboytopenic Purpura in association with the monocylonal anti-body, golimumab, used to treat Rheumatoid Arthritis in a case with literature review

     Christopher Liedke, D.O.; Jillian Cepeda, M.D.; Asha Patnaik, M.D.; Qingping Yao, M.D.

2nd Place: Methemoglobinemia, Acute Renal Failure, and Hemolytic Anema - An Unusual Case of Phenazopyridine Toxicity

     Samer Ibrahim, DO; Brian Boden, DO; Patrick Rutka, DO; Krishna Akella, DO

Pictured Above: Second Place Winners from the 2018 Annual Academic Research Day Poster Competition

From left to right: Brian Boden, DO; Samer Ibrahim, DO; Patrick Rutka, DO.

Creating a Research Poster

Remember to submit an Abstract of your Research Poster idea to your Program Director or a Core Faculty Member for review. Upon approval, you may begin working on your Researcg Poster.


  • Should not exceed 350 words in total (including title, authors, and institutions)
  • Must fit on 8.5" x 11" page in a minimum 12-point font size
  • Are to be single spaced typed with 1" margins


  • Must be in a horizontal (landscape) format
  • Are to be 48" x 36"
  • Text should be large enough to be read from a distance of three feet.
  • Text for the title, institution, and authors must be no less than one inch high.
  • Must contain the appropriate institutional logos