Submit an Abstract for the 2018 OTHC Conference!
Abstract Deadline: Friday, February 16, 2018 11:59pm EST
We invite abstracts from health care organization researchers, including faculty and doctoral students. Up to six abstract submissions will be chosen based on peer review with preference given to those that demonstrate that papers will be completed by the time of the conference. Research using qualitative, quantitative, or mixed methods may be submitted. Theory development papers are also welcome (These should be original contributions to theory and not review articles). Abstract may be up to two pages double-spaced, 12-point font, and include the following sections.
Empirical: Title of abstract; Author names/affiliations/titles; Presenting author, email, and phone number; Study objectives; Hypotheses/ theory/ conceptual model/ research questions; Study design; Data sources; Measures; Methods; Results; Conclusions; Implications for policy or practice, or both; Implications for theory.
Theoretical: Title of abstract; Author names/affiliations/titles; Presenting author, email, and phone number; Problem to be addressed; Purpose of the conceptual approach; logic and structure of the conceptual approach; Potential hypotheses; What is new in the conceptual approach; Implications for Research and, potentially for practice.
For either type of abstract, please include at the end a one-sentence statement describing the state of completeness of the work upon which the abstract is based.
Submit your abstract to firstname.lastname@example.org.