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Annual MedStar Research Symposium

We continue to advance health through research every day, with the great work of our investigators in diverse areas of research, partnerships with our clinical leaders and support of our colleagues throughout the system.

Beginning in 2019, MedStar Health welcomed Georgetown University Medical Center’s CENTILE to collaborate on the event and host the Colloquium for Educators in the Health Professions on the same day.

Hosted by the MedStar Health Research Institute, MedStar Health Academic Affairs, and Georgetown University Medical Center, the MedStar Health-Georgetown University Research Symposium is open to all members of the research and education community interested in learning more about scholarship at MedStar and Georgetown. The Symposium offers the opportunity to connect with researchers, educators, residents, executive leaders, and collaborative partners from across the region and our system to build meaningful relationships to further advance the health of our community.

This full-day event brings together the MedStar Health and Georgetown University communities to celebrate the great work of our colleagues. It offers the unique opportunity to connect with researchers, educators, residents, executive leaders, and collaborative partners from across the region and our system to build meaningful relationships to further advance the health of our community.

Learn more at MedStarHealth.org/Symposium.

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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