Call for Abstracts – 2021 JPS Research & Quality Symposium: “Healthcare and Health Equity in a COVID Era”

Abstract submission is now open for the 2021 JPS Research & Quality Symposium, which will be held virtually on Friday, June 4. Abstracts on all topics are welcome (e.g. does not have to be COVID-related)! All UNTHSC team members are invited to submit. The deadline for abstract submission is March 1, 2021. Notification of accepted abstracts will be sent by April.

Click here for the online submission form

The JPS Research Symposium and JPS Quality Fair are now working together to organize the 2021 JPS Research and Quality Symposium. If you have questions, please contact or


Q: I’m not sure my abstract fits the theme of the Symposium. Can I still submit?
A: Yes! We welcome all abstract topics. Please go ahead and submit by the deadline.

Q: Does my abstract have to be COVID-themed?
A: No, your project does not have to be COVID-related. All of this past year’s work was done “in a COVID era” in some sense.

Q: Do I have to be a JPS employee to submit an abstract?
A: No, we welcome abstracts from members of other institutions as well (e.g. UNTHSC, TCU, UTSW, UTA, etc.).

Q: Do I need to already have my project’s data collected before submitting an abstract?
A: No, you can submit an abstract without your data collected.