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Department of Medicine Research Day - 2014

The University of Colorado School of Medicine is holding our second annual Department of Medicine Research Day on October 24th, 2014 (Friday). This annual event aims not only to showcase our diverse and exciting achievements in both basic and translational research the past year, but also to encourage lively discussions and multidisciplinary collaborations across diverse fields of medicine. It is inevitable that patient care informs basic, clinical and epidemiological research and vice versa, and we hope to stimulate this critical exchange through this forum.

Students, fellows, residents and junior faculty are highly encouraged to submit abstracts for presentation through the online form. The deadline for abstract submissions is on October 6, 2014, 5 p.m.  A diverse panel of judges will review the abstracts.

The 2014 DOM Research Day Keynote Address by a Distinguished Translational Researcher will be given by a Arthur H. Rubenstein, MBBCh. Dr. Arthur H. Rubenstein is Professor, Department of Medicine, Division of Endocrinology at the Raymond and Ruth Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania.  Previously, Dr. Rubenstein was the Executive Vice President of the University of Pennsylvania for the Health System and Dean of the Raymond and Ruth Perelman School of Medicine from September 2001 to July 2011. Before joining Penn, Dr. Rubenstein served for four years as Dean of Mount Sinai School of Medicine and Gustave L. Levy Distinguished Professor. Earlier, he was the Lowell T. Coggeshall Distinguished Service Professor of Medical Sciences and Chairman of the Department of Medicine at the University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine.  Dr. Rubenstein is an internationally-prominent endocrinologist recognized for clinical expertise and groundbreaking research in diabetes. Well-known for his inspired teaching, Dr. Rubenstein has served in numerous professional leadership positions during his career. Author of more than 350 publications, Dr. Rubenstein is the recipient of many awards and prizes, including the highest honor of the Association of American Physicians (AAP), the George M. Kober Medal and the highest honor from the Association of Professors of Medicine, the Robert H. Williams Distinguished Chair of Medicine Award and the prestigious Abraham Flexner Award for Distinguished Service to Medical Education from the Association of American Medical Colleges.

The title of Dr. Rubenstein's talk is Biomedical Research: Current Challenges and Exciting Opportunities. 

(download link: Dr. Rubenstein’s CV / Bio)  


The DOM Research Day will be held from 8:30 am to 3:45 pm. The talks will be held at Hensel Phelps West and the Poster Sessions will be at the Trivisible Room at the Research Complex 2 Building.

(download link: DOM Research Day schedule). 


We look forward to seeing you there!

Scientific co-organizers:
Sean Colgan, PhD, Vice Chair for Research, Department of Medicine
Dan Matlock, MD, MPH -  Early Career Scholar, General Internal Medicine
Eric Schmidt, MD, Early Career Scholar, Pulmonary and Critical Care
Rachel Zemans, MD, Early Career Scholar, Pulmonary and Critical Care
Chris Brands, Grants Manager
Charles Hamilton, Chief of Staff
Homer Atanacio, Data Analyst and Web Coordinator