Thieves Market – Call for Cases

Lupus Academy: 10th Annual (Virtual) Meeting
Thieves’ Market Development and Submission Guidelines

The Thieves’ Market is a new forum for the Lupus Academy in 2021. It provides an opportunity for the audience to showcase their unique cases. In brief, each Lupus Academy registrant can submit one case, which will be reviewed by Lupus Academy faculty.

Slides must be developed in line with the following guidelines and submitted by the deadline of 5th March 2021. The top three cases will be chosen for pre-recorded presentations during the meeting, and prizes will be awarded.

Instructions: The following rules must be followed:

  1. You must be registered for the 2021 Lupus Academy meeting
  2. Submissions are limited to one case per registrant
  3. The case must be related to lupus
  4. The submission must be in PowerPoint format and no more than 10 slides (Slide template/example is available)
  5. The following format must be used:
    Slide 1: Title of case (a clever title ); your name and address/institution
    Slide 2: History of present illness
    Slide 3: Physical exam
    Slide 4: Laboratory tests
    Slide 5: What is the differential diagnosis?
    Slide 6-7: Special tests (e.g. imaging, biopsies)
    Slide 8: Diagnosis
    Slide 9: >4 key learning points
    Slide 10: 1-3 key references

Also please refer to this example which you can feel free to use for the meeting as well.

Contact Information: Please include your email address with your slides for attendees to refer to with any questions/comments.

Commercial balance: Your presentation content should present an objective/balanced review of any treatment approaches you choose to mention. Poster presentations must not contain commercial logos or brand or proprietary drug names. Hospital logos are permitted.

Presentation Content: Where relevant, please be clear if any agents or techniques you describe are still experimental, or whether they are approved in your country, by the EMA, FDA, etc. Ensure you make it clear to the learners which options are currently considered to be best clinical practice, and their standing in national or international guidelines.

Submission Deadline: First authors should submit their slides (PPT) to Nicole Elzebroek by 5th March 2021.

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