Research & Quality Symposium

About the Research & Quality Symposium

The JPS Research & Quality Symposium Committee is excited to announce the 2024 Research & Quality Symposium hybrid event taking place May 21-22, 2024. May 21 will be in-person, while May 22 will be virtual. All abstract topics are welcome. Abstract submission closes April 15.

The 2024 Research & Quality Symposium will consist of breakout rooms/discussions, live and virtual poster presentations, networking, keynote address, and plated dinner. We look forward to seeing you there!

Presentation types:

LIVE poster presentation (presented at TCU BLUU on May 21) - Limited spots available. If you are interested in presenting your poster LIVE in person at TCU BLUU please choose this option. Poster will be judged by panel of judges.

Rapid fire research competition (in person competition at TCU BLUU on May 21) - Limited spots available. Competition that challenges presenters to deliver a high level breakdown of their research agenda that highlights the significance and impact of their research in no more than 180 seconds. Competition will be judged by a panel of judges.

Gallery poster (static poster hung in the virtual gallery on May 22) - Poster will be hung in a virtual gallery on the ePB website. There is no audio/visual presentation of this poster. This is a great option if you are unavailable to present your poster, or if you have multiple poster submissions. Not a judged event.

Virtual live poster presentation (presented on ePB on May 22) - Poster will be presented on the ePB website. Presenter will be assigned a presentation time and attendees of the virtual symposium will be able to attend presentation. Not a judged event.

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Section types:

Quality section - Comprised of all quality, patient safety, and process improvement projects that align with JPS quality project pillars. If you have any questions, please contact

Research section - Comprised of these categories: basic science, case study/clinical vignette, clinical research, health equity research, and public health/epidemiology. If you have any questions please contact

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About the Virtual Platform

Our virtual platform, ePosterBoards, has been updated and improved to be more engaging and interactive.

Lobby Demo Video
Poster Hall Demo Video



Keynote Speaker

Dr. Madhukar Trivedi

Dr. Madhukar Trivedi

Dr. Madhukar Trivedi is professor of Psychiatry, Chief of the Division of Mood Disorders, and Founding Director of the Center for Depression Research and Clinical Care at UT Southwestern Medical Center. Dr. Trivedi currently serves as Betty Jo Hay Distinguished Chair in Mental Health and Julie K. Hersh Chair for Depression Research and Clinical Care. Dr. Trivedi’s research over the last 25 years has focused on understanding the neurobiology and psychology of depression and bipolar disorder, with a particular focus on developing and empirical basis for improving treatment of depression.

Abstract Submission

Please submit your 2024 abstract to the 2024 Research & Quality Symposium. The submission deadline is April 15th. If you have any questions please contact, Savannah Shultz,

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Continuing Education


JPS Health Network is accredited with distinction as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.


CME Credit Designation

Continuing education credit will be available.


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