Research Week

Research week 2022

Research Week 2022

Each year, the Department of Surgery celebrates Research Week, bringing together the work of our residents, faculty, staff and community partners representing the significant areas within the department related to research in health informatics, translational, clinical and educational exploration.
Our robust research programs provide the opportunity to participate in scientific discovery and clinical innovation. We have a rich history of renowned basic and clinical science research, distinguishing ourselves as an academic and clinical center of excellence.

Grand Rounds Research Week Lecture

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 Tuesday, October 4, 2022

  • Time: 7:30 to 9:00 a.m.
  • Location: HSEC 3-110
  • Length: (20-25 minutes)

Keynote Speaker: 

Marc K. Jenkins, PhD 

Regents and Distinguished McKnight University Professor,
Department of Microbiology and Immunology

Representing Research in Surgery

Keynote speaker lecture (20-25 minutes), following four additional talks by Department of Surgery faculty members (Length:15 minutes each).

Education: Dr. Melissa Brunsvold | Professor, Division of Critical Care/Acute Care Surgery

Basic Research: Dr. Erik Finger | Associate Professor, Division of Transplant Surgery

Clinical Research: Dr. Cyrus Jahansouz | Assistant Professor, Division of Colon & Rectal Surgery

Outcomes Research: Dr. Rui Zhang | Founding Chief, Division of Health Data Science

Research Week Poster Session Event

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Thursday, October 6, 2022

  • Time: 4:00 to 6:30 p.m.
  • Location: The Graduate Hotel – Pinnacle Ballroom (refreshments and appetizers to be served)

Special Introduction by:

Dean Jakub Tolar

The Research poster presentation event is expected to feature research abstracts from across the department!

All faculty, staff, students and community researchers are invited to present their work and as in past years, we hope to have broad representation from each division and invite our adjunct faculty members to participate. Abstracts recently presented at meetings are also encouraged! Judges from around the Medical School will visit posters for awarding.
The judges will be given a scoring sheet with 1-9 score range with 1 being exceptional and 9 being the lowest (NIH scale). The criteria include - poster content, presentation and impact of the research.

There will be three categories for judging clinical/educational and basic/translational research. Prizes to be awarded first, second and third place in each category:

  • Clinical/Educational Research - First Prize: $1,000 Travel Award

  • Clinical/Educational Research - Second Prize: $750 Travel Award

  • Clinical/Educational Research - Third Prize: $500 Travel Award

  • Basic/Translational Research - First Prize: $1,000 Travel Award

  • Basic/Translational Research - Second Prize: $750 Travel Award

  • Basic/Translational Research - Third Prize: $500 Travel Award