Authors who do not provide an English translation may still present at the CAPM&R conference, but their abstract will not be forwarded to the Journal for publication.
Each figure should be presented on a separate page with a legend.
Use the format outlined in the “Uniform Requirements for Manuscripts Submitted to Biomedical Journals.” You can find a copy of this document at the Medical Writing Centre on the Canadian Medical Association web-site:
This is also the format of references used by the Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation. The guidelines the reviewers use in marking the essays is attached.
However, the allowable word count will be reduced by 400 words for each table or figure included.
For example the allowable word count for a manuscript with two figures will be 3200 words.Non-winning contest submissions are not automatically accepted for poster presentation at the conference.Separate abstract submissions are required to be considered for poster presentation.Do not include figures in the body of the manuscript. Tables should be cited in numeric sequence in the text.Tables should be presented at the end of the manuscript, following the references and figures.The internal deadline for submission for students at the JSGS is January 15, 2019.Please submit your paper to the academic lead on your campus.The submission will be graded according to content, originality, thoroughness of the literature review, style and organization.The essay should not exceed 4,000 words and will be accepted in either of Canada's official languages. An abstract of the winning essay will be posted on the CAPM&R website and published in the Journal of Rehabilitation Medicine.Each year, the Institute of Public Administration of Canada (IPAC) hosts a paper competition that asks Master's and Ph D students to provide their perspectives on what we can do to create a forward-looking federal public service.Now in its fifth year, the competition started as part of the Blueprint 2020 initiative for public service renewal and "has expanded to address broader questions of public service renewal and public policy." The competition is sponsored by the Canadian Association of Programs in Public Administration, the Canadian Federation of Business School Deans, IPAC, and the Rowe School of Business at Dalhousie University Papers must be a maximum of 1,500, in English or French, and should address one or both of this year's questions (available on the IPAC website and in the competition guidelines), on public service renewal and the challenges facing Canada into the future.