Call for Abstracts

Our Call for Abstracts is now closed.

Those interested in sharing their work at Quality Forum 2016 were invited to submit abstracts. They chose to deliver a rapid fire presentation and/or display a storyboard on any topic related to providing better care for patients.

Abstracts were scored by the a review committee and everyone will have been notified of whether they have been accepted in mid-October.

Contact us ( or 604.668.8224) if you have any questions about your submission. We’ll leave our original information below to provide an overview of how the Forum’s program is shaping up.

NEW this Year
We want to provide more opportunities to spread improvement initiatives that are just starting to break ground, so we’ve split the Quality Forum’s abstracts into two categories: Sprouts and Seeds. See below for more info!

Physicians are also invited to submit abstracts for one of QF16’s pre-Forum events – the Joint Collaborative Committees Showcase.

Abstract Submission Guidelines
You can submit as many abstracts as you like, and each abstract is limited to 300 words. Guidelines for rapid fire presentations and storyboards differ depending on whether you are submitting an abstract for a Sprout, Seed or the Joint Collaborative Committees Showcase.

Here’s more important info about the presentations, abstracts and submission process.

Abstracts for the Joint Collaborative Committees Showcase

February 24

Physicians leading quality improvement work funded by the General Practice Services Committee, Shared Care Committee or Specialist Services Committee – this full-day, pre-Forum session is a great opportunity to share your work!

You are encouraged to share lessons learned from initiatives that demonstrate improvements in access to care, the patient/provider experience and/or system efficiency and sustainability.

Abstracts need to identify whether the highest level of impact occurred at the practice, local, regional or provincial level. Submit your abstract.

Abstracts for the Quality Forum

February 25 & 26

Your initiative is a sprout if it is underway or complete with results, “how-to” tips and lessons that you can share with Forum participants. Your initiative does not have to be considered a success – failures provide valuable learning opportunities, too! Submit your abstract.

Seeds are ideas that have just been planted. They are promising practices and emerging ways of “how to improve care” that are too young to have results. The Forum is your opportunity to seek input, inspire collaboration and motivate action at an early stage. Submit your abstract.