Medical Student Research Symposium

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Medical Student Research Symposium


14th Annual Symposium
Tuesday, November 3, 2015
Jordan Hall Lobby (1st floor)
11:45 am – 2:30pm



The School of Medicine Office for Research invites interested students, faculty, and community members to attend this year’s symposium.

Fall symposia showcase research by medical students, with the following goals:  to present and discuss work among peers; to inform medical students about the research opportunities at the University of Virginia School of Medicine; and to provide a medium for faculty, students, and members of the general community to interact informally and discuss future or current research projects.

Schedule of Events

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

11:45 AM – 12:30 PM:
Lunch/additional poster set-up

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

In the fall, we will post the URL and QR code to download a copy of the symposium program.

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 present a poster at the symposium, please send an abstract (title, authors, <1/2 page description) electronically to Joyce Fortune ( no later than October 2.  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.