MECHANICS FOR THE PHILIPPINE SOCIETY OF VASCULAR MEDICINE (PSVM) CONTEST FOR RESEARCH PROPOSAL GRANT
In preparation for the 20th Annual Convention of the Philippine Society of Vascular Medicine (PSVM), we are now accepting abstracts and manuscripts for the PSVM RESEARCH GRANT for the following categories: Trainees and PSVM Fellows
Abstract and Manuscript
The abstract and manuscript should be typewritten, saved in PDF format and submitted electronically. The front title page should not contain the names of the authors and institution. The following format should be followed:
a. Use a 12-point Atrial font
b. The abstract should be written in 300 words or less, with the following sections: Introduction, Relevance and Implication to Practice and Methodology. It should not contain any tables or figures.
c. The entire manuscript should contain the Abstract, Literature Review and Relevance of the Study, Clinical Research Question, General and Specific Objectives, Inclusion and Exclusion Criteria, Research Design and Methodology, Implications to Practice, Timetable and References
d. All background data should be properly referenced.
Each abstract and manuscript should be accompanied by a cover letter with the title of the research proposal, all authors and name of institution, with the statement that the paper has been reviewed by the training committee (for trainees). All authors should sign the cover letter. The email address and phone number of the primary author should be provided. The cover letter, abstract and manuscript should be submitted to firstname.lastname@example.org by July 31, 2023.
Research proposals submitted by trainees should be co-authored by a PSVM fellow. Trainees can either be a resident, fellow or clinical research fellow in internal medicine, cardiology, vascular medicine or other related specialties and subspecialties.
PSMV Fellow Consultant
Consultants who will submit a research proposal should be a PSVM fellow
The topic should be related to vascular medicine and should be a prospective original research.
The research should be completed by June 30, 2024
If the research grant is awarded to the study, the results should be presented during the 21st annual convention in October 2024. The complete manuscript of the completed research should be submitted by July 31, 2024.
The research grant is in the amount of PHP 60,000.00. If the study is chosen to be awarded the research grant during the 20th PSVM annual convention in October 2023, the following will be given:
a. 25% of the grant (PHP 15,000.00) will be given as an initial tranche for presenting and winning the protocol, to be given on October 31, 2023.
b. 25% of the grant (PHP 15,000.00) as the second tranche will be given after data collection and analysis is completed. This should be submitted to the research committee by June 1, 2024.
c. The completed research should be submitted to the research committee by July 31, 2024, with the following included:
Literature Review and Relevance of the Study
Research Question and Objectives
Inclusion and Exclusion Criteria
Methodology and Outcomes
Results and Discussion
d. The remaining 50% of the grant (PHP 30,000.00) to be given during the awarding ceremonies of the 21st Annual PSVM convention.
Criteria for Judging
Papers submitted for the research grant will be judged as follows:
Concise and complete presentation of the entire research
Research question and objectives (25%)
Completeness of title
Clarity of research question
Clarity and completeness of the objectives
Background data and relevance of the problem (25%)
Data search is exhaustive and recent
Significance of the problem
Study addresses current issues
Contribution of research to Philippine vascular medicine
Study Design and Data analysis (30%)
Appropriate study design
Complete inclusion and exclusion criteria
Appropriate statistical tools and analysis
Discussion and analysis of results
Appropriate and complete conclusion
Oral presentation (10%)
Knowledge of entire research
Clarity of presentation
Ability to answer questions
Acceptance of Paper
Only papers with complete submissions will be considered for the PSVM research grant contest. Authors of accepted papers will be notified through email and personal number