PORTAL Forms - Publications and Presentations Submission Request

Please complete this submission form as early in the abstract, manuscript or presentation preparation process as possible. The Publications Committee commits to responding to requests within 5 business days for abstracts, and within 10 business days for manuscripts and presentations.
Be prepared to enter all information at one time as your work will not be saved if you exit before completing.


1. Lead Investigator (Submitting/Requesting)

First Name

Last Name

Email Address

Who is completing this form?

First Name
Last Name
Email Address

2. Proposed Title:

3. Purpose (select the box or boxes below and provide the additional information requested):

a. Peer-reviewed manuscript submission

Targeted journal:

Proposed submission date:

b. Abstract submission to professional meeting

Targeted meeting name and location:

Meeting date:

Abstract submission deadline:

Is the abstract accepted?

Will this be an oral or poster presentation? *

*If you don't know yet, please inform us at portal-network@kp.org when you know.

c. Other Communication:

Journal/media outlet/interviewer/other name and location:

Proposed submission/interview/press release/other date:

4. Writing Group Members:
Click the Add button to list more than one writing group member.

Name Organization Role (e.g., Lead author, co-author, principal investigator; co-investigator)

5. Site Level Participation
(check one): Any external communication from the PORTAL team will be classified as a PUBLICATION, PRESENTATION, PRESS RELEASE, LETTER, or INTERVIEW.

List of sites from which data will be accessed and used:


6. Your manuscript or presentation will be based on the following subject area(s) of PORTAL (choose all that apply):


If your submission regards:

  • an abstract - attach your abstract, then submit by clicking the button at the bottom of this page. You do not need to complete questions 1 through 9.
  • a manuscript - provide the information for questions 1 through 9 in the text boxes below. If you prefer, you may upload attachments containing any part of this information.
  • another communication - describe your proposed activities in question 9 below. If you prefer, you may upload an attachment containing this information.

To attach a document:
Step 1.   Click the Browse File button to locate the file you want to attach.
Step 2.   Click the Save button to attach the file to your application.

1. Brief Background and Rationale:

2. Study Aims or Question(s)/Research Hypotheses:

3. Research Design and Methods
(e.g., study design [RCT, cohort, case-control, etc.], observation period, study population and subgroups, key dependent variable(s) and source(s), key independent variable(s) and source(s), planned data extraction and analyses [including who and where performed and proposed statistical analyses]:

4. Key Methodological Challenges Anticipated (if any):

5. Results:

6. Discussion/Conclusions:

7. Please identify potential overlap with previously approved manuscripts or presentations (if any):

8. Proposed Timeline:

Note: The lead investigator (PI) will be asked to provide progress reports based on this timeline.

9. Additional Comments (Optional):