The Royal Australasian College of Physicians is calling for oral and poster presentation abstract submissions.

If you would like your abstract to be considered for a best poster prize in the Adult Medicine Division or the Paediatrics & Child Health Division, please refer to the below section on awards and prizes.

Congress is seeking abstracts in the following categories:


  • Paediatrics & Child Health


  • Adult Medicine
  • Paediatrics & Child Health Medicine
  • Public Health Medicine
  • Occupational and Environmental Medicine

Poster presentations are an integral part of the Congress program and displayed in the Congress exhibition area. Successful submission will be notified.

RACP accept online abstract submissions only.


We invite you to apply for the below awards and prizes. For your abstract to be considered for each you will need to apply for each separately.

To check your eligibility and view the selection process please read the guidelines for each award and prize.

The RACP Foundation will notify successful Rue Wright Memorial Award applicants of their presentation date and time.

The RACP Foundation will notify shortlisted best poster prize applicants of session date and time of their presentation and their assigned poster number.

Please note that the shortlisted applicants for the Best Poster Prize in Adult Medicine will be required to present both a poster and a short oral presentation in the style of a three minute thesis. The oral component will be presented as part of the Adult Medicine program stream.

Shortlisted applicants for the Best Poster Prize in Paediatrics and Child Health will be required to present a poster and short oral presentation. The oral component will be presented in the Congress Exhibition Hall.


Call for abstracts open October 2019
Registration open October 2019
Call for abstracts close 12 February 2020
Notification of abstract results 28 February to 4 March 2020
Congress early bird registration close 3 March 2020


Applicants who have been selected for an oral or poster presentation will be notified of their results by 28 February 2020. All communication relating to the submission will be directed to the main nominated contact only who should in turn distribute to co-authors as required.


The invitation to make an oral or poster presentation does not constitute as an offer to pay travel, accommodation or registration costs to attend Congress.

All accepted applicants must register and pay the appropriate registration fee by 3 March 2020 to confirm attendance, and to have their abstract/s published in the Congress abstract supplement/s.


All abstracts accepted, including the awards and prizes, will be published in either the Internal Medicine Journal Congress abstract supplement or the Journal of Paediatrics and Child Health Congress abstract supplement. Both supplements published by Wiley.

Read the abstract guidelines.

RACP Congress terms and conditions


View abstracts from previous RACP Congress events.