2021 Graduate Student Research Symposium

Graduate Students in Nursing Association (GSNA)

Date: 15 Oct 2021

Presented by: GSNA, UBC School of Nursing

Room: An Online Event


Theme: Innovation and Adaptability in Healthcare

This symposium will showcase the research and projects of graduate health students. We are interested in spotlighting how healthcare providers are promoting innovation and adaptability in healthcare. The GSNA invites abstract submissions for oral presentations from current graduate students in health-based disciplines for consideration in the upcoming symposium. Authors are encouraged to submit under the following streams listed below. If you are not sure of which stream to submit to, please submit it as a general abstract. Abstracts should not exceed 250 words.

Emerging Technology 

  • Human-centered design, efficiency, reliability, effectiveness,
  • Artificial Intelligence,
  • Telehealth
  • Electronic health records

Practice-based Innovation

  • Invention, adoption, diffusion - specific to unit, program/policy change, case study,
  • Diffusion of health-related projects at the point of healthcare delivery

Global Health

  • Innovations that could improve health globally,
  • Workforce development,
  • Innovations in poorly resourced environments
  • Gender and health

Equity and Change Innovations

  • Sexual and reproductive health
  • Gender and health

Leadership and Policy Change Innovation

Important Dates:

  1. Abstract Submission Deadline [EXTENDED]
    Tuesday September 19, 2021
  2. Notice of Abstract Adjudication
    Wednesday September 29, 2021