Annual Research Day


Research Day, April 21, 2017, highlights research conducted by students (College of Medicine, College of Nursing, College of Pharmacy, Medical Biotechnology Graduate Program), faculty at the University of Illinois Rockford campus, and researchers from affiliated and regional institutions.

Submissions should focus on: basic science, clinical science, clinical case reports, social science, quality improvement, public health and program evaluation. Literature reviews and program implementation projects without outcome data are not permitted.

Posters are selected for presentation from abstracts submitted to the campus research committee and will be displayed in the Partners’ Pavilion at the University of Illinois Rockford campus.

Research Day Abstract Submission Form

Abstract Submission Form can only be opened and saved using Adobe Reader. The form will not open on a tablet or phone.

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Send Abstract Submission Form as an email attachment to

Abstracts are due by 3:00pm on March 9, 2017

Additional information and tips:
Call for abstracts

Writing effective abstracts - slides
Abstract writing - instructional video
Creating a poster - instructional video
Research Day poster guidelines

Award Listing
Research Day Award Winners - 2016