FAQ

Frequently Asked Questions

How can I participate at BRAINCOMS?

There are two ways you can participate:


Presenting Participants (speakers): At BRAINCOMS, you will be able to present your scientific work (undergraduate research) as a paper or an oral presentation. First you have to register at https://doity.com.br/ix-braincoms-brazilian-international-congress-of-medical-students#registration. After that, you must submit your project in the following link: https://doity.com.br/ix-braincoms-brazilian-international-congress-of-medical-students/artigos. Once you have submitted your work and after the payment confirmation of the registration fee, your paper will be evaluated by our Scientific Committee and Scientific Coordinators. If approved, you will be a BRAINCOMS presenter participant. If not, you will automatically be registered as a listener. Understand our guidelines reading about it in the menu “Oral Presentations & Poster (OP/POSTER)“.

Listeners: If you don’t have a scientific project to present yet, don’t worry! You may attend the conference as a listener. In this case you will be able to attend the keynote lectures, as well as workshop activities, poster/oral presentations and last, but not least, social activities!

How much is the registration fee?

The registration fee will vary according to the period in which you are applying. So, hurry up in order to get better discounts and save more money. You can verify the prices at our registration page: https://doity.com.br/ix-braincoms-brazilian-international-congress-of-medical-students#registration.

How will the projects selections be made? When will the results be presented?

The scientific committee will evaluate all submitted abstracts that follows the format described above and will select the ones to be presented at BRAINCOMS based on originality, relevance and impact of the results obtained. The scientific committee is made up of renowned professors from Escola Paulista de Medicina/UNIFESP and from other universities.

  • Your project must be about one of the themes below:
  1. Surgery
  2. Preventive Medicine and Behavioral Sciences
  3. Obstetrics and Gynecology
  4. Pediatrics
  5. Basic Sciences
  6. Internal/Clinical Medicine
  7. Volunteer Work and University Extension
  8. Case Reports *In this case, you should point from which area the case report refers to (for example: Case Report – Pediatrics; Case Report – Internal Medicine).

The accepted abstracts will undergo further selection and the best 18 projects will be selected for oral presentations. The rest of the abstracts will be presented in the poster session. After submitting your work, you will receive an e-mail from BRAINCOMS Organizing Committee informing if your project was selected or not. For further information, please access “Oral Presentations & Poster (OP/POSTER)” in the menu.

Poster and Oral Presentations Guidelines

Which is the official language of BRAINCOMS?

BRAINCOMS official language is English. We will receive students from all over the world and, to reinforce the internationalization of the conference, all activities (poster/oral presentations, keynote lectures, workshops) will be performed in ENGLISH.

What is BRAINCOMS?

BRAINCOMS is the Brazilian International Congress of Medical Students, a congress where undergraduate medical students, from all over the world, will be able to present their scientific projects, attend lectures, workshops, social activities and last, but not least, parties! All of it is meant to integrate the international student community. It is a great way of exchanging science and cultural knowledge.

What is EPM Welcomes?

The “EPM welcomes” program is an initiative from Escola Paulista de Medicina’s students to provide an accommodation for either foreign or brazilian students coming from other countries/states/cities, who are not willing to spend large amounts of money in hotels and have no other place to stay. This program allows BRAINCOMS participants to stay in an EPM student house during the Congress. For more information, please visit EPM Welcomes (Hosting Program).

What is the difference between Submission and Registration?

The submission process applies only to students that intend to present their papers as a poster or oral presentation. The registration, on the other hand, refers to registering yourself to attend the congress. All participants, both listeners and presenters, must register, but only presenters will submit their papers.

Where is BRAINCOMS going to take place?

BRAINCOMS will happen mainly at the premises of UNIFESP (Universidade Federal de São Paulo – Escola Paulista de Medicina). The Campus is located at the city of São Paulo, Brazil, more specifically at the neighborhood of Vila Clementino. Our meeting point adress is Rua Pedro de Toledo, 669.

Who is eligible?

To be eligible for BRAINCOMS, you have to be undergraduate medical student.

Will there be any discounts in the registration fee?

Yes! Look after our Ambassador’s Program!

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