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Annual MedStar Research Symposium

Each year, the MedStar Health Research Symposium brings together researchers, residents, executive leaders, and collaborative partners from across the region and our system to showcase the research being conducted throughout the system.

Hosted by the MedStar Health Research Institute and MedStar Health Academic Affairs, the MedStar Health Research Symposium is open to all members of the research community interested in learning more about research at MedStar.

Mark your calendars now for Monday, April 30, 2018, to join investigators, residents, and associates from across our system at the Bethesda North Marriott Hotel and Conference Center for the MedStar Health Research Symposium.

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2017 Research Symposium

The 2017 MedStar Health Research Symposium was held at the Bethesda North Marriott & Conference Center, with education sessions beginning at 1pm. The Symposium highlighted research across MedStar, with more than 300 abstract posters presented in the main ballroom. Residents and fellows presented their research at oral presentations as part of the first system-wide Resident Research Day. The keynote address was delivered by Darrell Kirch, MD, president and chief executive officer, Association of American Medical Colleges.

Travis Thompson, MD was awarded 1st place for his presentation of “Increasing Ultrasound Evaluation in Renal Colic” as part of the resident and fellow oral presentations.

The award for most outstanding abstract was presented to Kathryn Curtin, RN, BSN, and Shannon Walters, RN, BSN, from MedStar Washington Hospital Center for their abstract “Follow the Blue Feet: Nurse Implemented Post-Operative MOBILITY Program”.

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