Deadline Extension! Submit your ideas into the Shark Tank!

You know best how pediatric medicine or child health can be improved. We want to hear from you!

We have extended the deadline to allow you some additional time to submit your ideas. Submit your idea by Friday, August 30, 2019. The Ohio Chapter, American Academy of Pediatrics will host two opportunities to share your ideas and projects with Annual Meeting attendees.

  • On Friday, present your work at Posters and Pinot: Wine, Cheese, and Poster Reception. This reception is from 5:30 – 6:15 PM on September 27, 2019. During this evening reception, you will be able to mingle with meeting attendees while enjoying wine and cheese refreshments.
  • On Saturday morning, you will jump into the Shark Tank. Inspired by the popular TV show, Ohio AAP invites participants into the Shark Tank to present an idea that will improve Pediatric Practice and/or Child Health. Selected submissions will present live on September 28, 2019 at 9:00 am in front of the Annual Meeting audience. All participants will present posters during the event.

Three prizes will be awarded! Two prizes will be awarded for first and second place in oral presentations. First place will be awarded $300. Second place will win $200. The Best Poster will win $100. All attendees who submit or present will receive FREE Annual Meeting Registration. The winners will also have the option to further promote their work with one of the following:

  • One-page feature about the project/poster in the Ohio Pediatrics newsletter
  • Webinar hosted by the Chapter for the winner to present their project/poster to the membership

Important Information:

  • Poster submission and Shark Tank Applications due by Friday, August 30, 2019.
  • Groups/teams can present on poster/presentation together. If you are selected for an oral or poster presentation, you will be notified by September 10, 2019.
  • You will be given 5 minutes to present your information which leaves room for two minutes for the “sharks” questions.
  • Posters will be presented at Ohio AAP Annual Meeting on both September 27 and 28, 2019 at the Hilton – Columbus/Polaris

If you have questions – contact Renee Dickman via email or at 614-846-6258


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