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.


2022 Department of Internal Medicine Research Symposium (Virtual)
Thursday-Friday, May 5-6, 2022

Thursday, May 5

12:00 PM

Resident ePoster Presentations

Friday, May 6

9:00 AM

Welcome Address
Mitigating COVID-19 Pandemic Impact on Medical Research
Lisa A. Prosser, PhD
Marilyn Fisher Blanch Research Professor of Pediatrics
Professor & Director, Susan B. Meister Child Health Evaluation and Research Center
Professor, Department of Health Management and Policy, School of Public Health
Associate Vice President for Research-Health Sciences, University of Michigan Office of Research

Plenary Session Oral Presentations

12:00 PM

Ground Rounds Keynote Address
“Pancreatic Cancer: Model Systems, Genetics and Clinical Medicine”
Anil K. Rustgi, MD
Irving Professor of Medicine
Director, Herbert Irving Comprehensive Cancer Center, Columbia University Irving Medical Center
Chief of Cancer Services, New York Presbyterian Hospital

1:30 PM 

Thematic Mini-Symposiums

2022 Ben Margolis Research Award Winner

Kelly O'Shea, MD
Kelly O'Shea, MD

Kelly O'Shea, MD

Kelly O’Shea, MD is a Clinical Assistant Professor in the Division of Allergy and Clinical Immunology and within the Mary H. Weiser Food Allergy Center. Dr. O'Shea received her medical degree from McGovern Medical School in Houston and then completed her Pediatric residency at Cincinnati Children’s Hospital. Prior to completing her Allergy and Clinical Immunology fellowship at Michigan Medicine, Dr. O'Shea served as clinical faculty in the Department of Pediatrics. Dr. O’Shea’s research and clinical interests lie in food allergy; specifically developing new diagnostic tools and novel treatments for food allergy, as well as oral immunotherapy for food allergy.