Abstract Competition

Poster Categories

Clinical Gallery – Clinical research and case studies or clinical reviews
Education Gallery – Research on PA and medical student education
Workforce Gallery – Projects and programs promoting the profession or serving patients and communities in ways not particularly clinical or research-based


Research in Action must be about the PA Profession or PA Education or conducted by PAs and/or PA students


Selection for participation in both the Poster Sessions and Research in Action will be based on quality of research, clarity of the abstract, and adherence to the Guidelines.

Registration and Attendance

At least one author is required to register for the TAPA 2022 Annual Meeting by January 20, 2022, and attend their session. Authors are responsible for all costs associated with registration, lodging, and travel.

Student Poster Award

The Student Poster Award will be awarded to the top three student posters, as determined by their abstracts.  You can be considered for the student poster if you were a student from January 2020 -December 2021. 

Contact Ali Valdez.

Abstract Competition Guidelines 


Important Dates

Submissions open
December 15, 2021

Submissions & registration due
January 10, 2022

Abstract PDF & Poster PDFs due
January 21, 2022

Submit Your Abstract