Medical Student Research Symposium

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Medical Student Research Symposium



Tuesday, November 1, 2016 (tentative date)
Jordan Hall Lobby (1st floor)
11:45 am – 2:30pm


Symposium 2013 photo

The School of Medicine Office for Research invites interested students, faculty, and community members to attend this important event.

The fall symposiium showcases research performed by medical students, providing an avenue to: present and discuss work among peers; inform medical students about the research opportunities at the University of Virginia School of Medicine; and provide a medium for faculty, students, and members of the general community to interact informally and discuss current or future UVA research projects.


Schedule of Events

Morning through noon:  Set up posters.  Poster boards and T-pins will be available by 9:00 AM.

11:45 AM – 12:30 PM:  Lunch

12:30 – 2:30 PM:  Poster session.

Posters that have not been been taken down by 2:30 PM will be removed by and stored in the Office for Research (McKim 3026).


Symposium Program

The program for the 2016 symposium will be posted here after acceptance of poster abstracts.


Information for Student Presenters

If you are a medical student who performed research as an undergraduate, in the MSSRP, as an MSTP student, during time off from medical school, or as an elective during medical school, then consider presenting a poster at this year' s symposium.  If you wish to participate, please send an abstract (title, authors, <1/2 page description) electronically to Joyce Fortune ( no later than Monday, October 3, 2016.  Poster space is limited.  We will notify you if your poster has been accepted.

Preparation of posters: guidelines can be found here.

If you have any questions, please contact Ms. Fortune or Dr. Steven Wasserman.  We look forward to seeing you as a presenter or attendee in November.