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Residency Conference 2018






Southwestern States Residency Conference planning committee created this portion of the site to assist you in successfully preparing your abstract submission as well as platform and poster presentations. Abstracts are required for all platform presentations and will be used accordingly if residents decided to participate in the optional poster presentation portion. To ensure proper formatting of your documents, please read all the instructions carefully as instructions have changed for this year.
Please do not hesitate to contact conference staff at Registered names must match all submissions including abstracts, slides, handouts and posters.
The registration fee is $150 for residents as well as preceptors. This registration fee will include lunch on Friday.
Please review our Abstract Submission GuidelinesAbstract Submission Worksheet and Sample Abstract to guide development of your abstract. It is important that the author carefully review and follow all formatting guidelines to ensure approval of submissions. Residents who are interested may present both a platform and poster presentation at the conference. For poster presentations, Residents are allowed AND encouraged to present another research project they have completed during their residency year (e.g. MUE). When submitting the abstract worksheet, please be sure to identify what type of project is being presented. For this reason, Residents may be submitting more than one abstract, if applicable.
Please use the Abstract Submission Worksheet for abstract submission. Finalized abstracts should be sent to Residents will receive an email within two (2) business days indicating their abstracts have been received. 
Abstract Submission:
  • Abstract can be created in a word processing program and then copied and pasted into the abstract worksheet. 
  • Remember to thoroughly proofread your work before submitting. (Having a co-resident or preceptor review your work is always recommended). 
  • Please be sure to double check the formatting and content of your abstract once it has been transferred into the worksheet and prior to submitting.
Important Dates 
  • April 1st, 2018 11:59 p.m. (Pacific) - Deadline for registration and abstract submissions. No exceptions
  • May 1st, 2018 11:59 p.m. (Pacific) - Deadline for presentation and poster (posters are optional submissions).
Questions and concerns can be directed to
Please review the Presentation Guidelines for detailed information and a list of mandatory slides. There is no limit to the number of slides but strict cut-off times will be enforced (15-minute oral presentation then 5-minute Q&A session).
Review the Poster Session Tip Sheet for detailed information. The poster presentation should include the following content:
  • Title, authors and institution affiliations are listed
  • Information is presented with a logical flow (left to right; top to bottom)
  • Graphs, tables, or charts are used to display or convey important information, whenever possible; graphics are not stretched/distorted, avoid low-quality images
  • Sections are clear and concise, easily distinguishable from each other
  • Overall content can be absorbed in 10 minutes or less 
7:00 AM - 8:00 AM
7:30 AM - 8:00 AM
Moderator Briefing
8:00 AM - 8:30 AM
Resident Welcome, Conference Introduction
8:30 AM - 11:50 AM
Resident Presentations
11:55 PM - 1:15 PM
Lunch (Included with Registration)
1:15 PM - 4:30 PM
Resident Presentations
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Resident Poster Presentations
5:00 PM - 5:30 PM
Resident/Program Packet Pick-up
Saturday will include an optional CE track for preceptors (for an additional fee) that will include preceptor development with ASHP guest speakers. The poster contest will also occur on Saturday. 












Date: Jun 15, 2018 07:00 AM - 05:30 PM

Location: Sheraton WIld Horse Pass Resort & Spa, 5594 W Wild Horse Pass Blvd, Chandler, Az, 85226

Registration closes on May 31, 2018 12:00 AM

Target Audience(s)

  • Pharmacists


Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education
The Arizona Pharmacy Association is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education as providers of continuing education.