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Vignettes, Initiatives, Innovations & Education (VIE) Poster Session

Looking for an opportunity to be sharpened by like-minded believers while showcasing your research project? It would be our pleasure to have you join us for the fourth annual VIE Poster Session at the CMDA National Convention in Covington, KY, April 16-19, 2020.


Any pre-healthcare student, medical student, resident, fellow or faculty member in the healthcare field is eligible to participate. Come share your clinical vignette, case report/series, basic-science report, clinical/transaction report or literature review. We especially are looking for presentations in areas of spirituality, ethics, education, computational biology, mathematical modeling, biophysics, biotechnology, biomedical science, medicine, surgery, dentistry, nursing, medical humanities and more.


Submit your abstract by January 31, 2020 11:59 pm EST. There is no submission fee.


Questions? Please click here for our FAQ page!


VIE is a French word for "life" and represents not only the acronym for "Vignettes, Initiatives, Innovations, & Education," but also our recognition of and commitment to stirring godly passions and life throughout CMDA and His kingdom through presentation of scholarly work.



  • Prizes will be awarded for the posters that score highest on visual and oral presentation.
  • You must be present at the National Conventionin order to win.
  • VIE abstracts will be available in the CMDA National Convention program booklet.

Poster Preparation Instructions

Your poster should be sized 3' x 4' (optional vertical template available) or 4' x 3' (optional horizontal template available), so that it fits in a 4' x 4' space. Expect to prepare an approximately 5-minute summary to share with judges and patrons of your poster.


Please email with any questions or concerns.