Research Forum

The 23rd Annual Medical Student Research Forum will take place on Monday, November 25, 2024 in the Health Science Learning Center from noon to 5 pm.

The 22nd Annual Medical Student Research Forum was held on Monday, November 20, 2023 in the Health Science Learning Center. This event showcased the research accomplishments of the majority of SMPH students, who conducted research under the mentorship of UW faculty mentors during the summer between their first and second year of medical school. More than 140 students presented their work through podium and poster presentations, and congratulations are in order to the winners of the Excellence in Student Research Award:

      • Jenny Klein (Mentor: Kim Lansing, MD, Family Medicine), who presented in Session A.
      • Camille Phillips (Mentor: Laura Hanks, MD, Obstetrics and Gynecology), who presented in Session B.
      • Amy Frenkel  (Mentor: Luke Lamers, MD, Pediatrics), who presented in Session C.
      • Josh Verhagen (Mentor: Tony Kille ,MD, Surgery), who presented in Session D.


noon-1 pm. Poster Session. HSLC Atrium. See below for a complete list of posters.

1:15-2:10 pm. Opening, Welcome, and Guest Lecture. 1306 HSLC

  • Dean Petty’s Opening Remarks and Introduction of the Winner of the Dean’s Excellence in Medical Student Research Mentorship Award
  • Shapiro Guest Lecture: Andrea Spiker, MD

2:15-4 pm. Student Podium Presentation Sessions. All sessions run concurrently. See below for a complete schedule of podium presentations.

  • Session A: 1306 HSLC
    Facilitator: Andrea Spiker, MD
    MSTP Co-Facilitator: Josh Choe
  • Session B: 1325 HSLC
    Facilitator: Christie Seibert, MD
    MSTP Co-Facilitator: Sophie Helena Karp
  • Session C: 1335 HSLC
    Facilitator: Elizabeth Petty, MD
    MSTP Co-Facilitator: Bo Peng Lear
  • Session D: 1345 HSLC
    Facilitator: Meghan Lubner, MD
    MSTP Co-Facilitator: Ravi Chandra Yada

4 – 5 pm. Poster Session and Reception. HSLC Atrium. See below for a complete list of posters.


Research Forum 2023

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