Annual Research Symposium

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The Department of Internal Medicine Annual Research Symposium showcases the research projects completed by our residents and provides an opportunity for fellows and students, as well as faculty, to present their work and interact with department members. A focal event of the symposium is Grand Rounds delivered by an invited outstanding physician scientist.

2019 Research Symposium

Thursday, May 9 - Friday, May 10, 2019

This year's Research Symposium is taking place Thursday, May 9 - Friday, May 10, 2019.  A plenary poster and oral presentation session will take place in the morning on Friday, May 10. Our visiting speaker will be Guillermo E. Umpierrez, MD, CDE.  Dr. Umpierrez is a professor of medicine in the division of endocrinology, metabolism at Emory University School of Medicine, and chief of diabetes and endocrinology at Grady Memorial Hospital.

Lunch will be provided at Grand Rounds, afterwards there will be refreshments and the general poster session in Towsley Lobby. Resident presentations will occur Thursday and Friday afternoons.

Schedule of Events


2018 Internal Medicine Research Symposium Abstract Submission

Abstracts are eligible for selection as plenary poster and oral presentations. Trainees (lecturers, fellows, house officers or students) selected to present at a plenary session receive a cash award and a certificate. All other abstracts are to be presented as posters. Research abstracts are encouraged in all areas including Clinical Investigation: Diagnostics and Therapeutics, Health Care Delivery, Epidemiology, Organ Physiology and Pathophysiology, Molecular Mechanisms of Disease, Medical Ethics, and Medical Education.

Keynote Speaker

Guillermo E. Umpierrez, MD
Professor of Medicine
Division of Endocrinology, Metabolism
Emory University School of Medicine
Chief of Diabetes and Endocrinology
Grady Memorial Hospital


If you have any questions, please contact Jim Augé.

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