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Current issue of
POMS Chronicle
Vol. 19, No. 1

Synapse: Applied Healthcare Operations Management and Research Conference

The POMS College of Healthcare Operations Management (CHOM) is pleased to announce a Call For Posters (CFP) to be presented during their one-day “Synapse: Applied Healthcare Operations Management & Research Conference” in Chicago, IL.

The conference will take place on Thursday, April 19, 2012 – the day before the POMS annual meeting – and will be held in collaboration with the Northwestern University Program for Value and Innovation in Healthcare Delivery (NUVIHD) of the Northwestern Memorial Hospital.

Posters should address relevant topics in Healthcare Operations Management and provide a clear contribution to theory and managerial practice. The topic of the poster should fall within the scope of healthcare operations management. All research methods, including field/case studies, empirical and analytical methods are encouraged. Also, 1ST, 2ND & 3RD best posters win NUVIHD-POMS sponsored cash awards of $250, $150 & $100. Space is limited and entrants will be evaluated based on the quality of the proposal as well as the date of submission. The submission process and timeline are as follows.

Poster proposals and communications related to this CFP should be directed to David Dobrzykowski at or Jonathan Turner at

Please see the attached document for more information.

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