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Join us at the UC Davis School of Medicine!

UC Davis School of Medicine MD/PhD will host the 2018 APSA Western Regional Meeting in Sacramento, CA on Saturday, December 1, 2018. Registration is open to anyone interested in medicine, research, or both! The conference will host two keynotes along with several events providing insight into career development in medicine and research. The UC Davis School of Medicine MD/PhD will host the 2018 APSA Western Regional Meeting in Sacramento, CA on Saturday, December 1, 2018. Registration is open to anyone interested in medicine, research, or both! The conference will host two keynotes along with several events providing insight into career development in medicine and research.

Don't miss out on an opportunity to discuss cutting edge research and gain invaluable advice from experienced physician-scientists. Registration is free, so sign up today! We look forward to seeing you!

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Keynote Speakers


Paul J. Utz, MD

Paul J. Utz, MD

Professor of Medicine, Rheumatology Division
Director Stanford MSTP


Kristin N. Grimsrud, DVM, PhD

Kristin N. Grimsrud, DVM, PhD

Assistant Clinical Professor
Associate Director of Vivaria and Veterinary Care Mouse Biology Program, UC Davis


Schedule

Dress Code: Business Casual

Location: BIMH 1000


Saturday, December 1, 2018

8:00 AM - 8:45 AM
Registration and Breakfast
8:45 AM - 9:00 AM
Welcome and Introduction
9:00 AM - 9:45 AM
Invited Speaker 1: Kristin Grimsrud, DVM PhD, UC Davis
9:45 AM - 10:00 AM
Trainee Oral Presentation 1: Kristin Grimsrud, DVM PhD UC Davis
10:00 AM - 10:15 AM
Trainee Oral Presentation 2: Jason Klein, University of Washington
10:15 AM - 10:45 AM
Breakout Session 1​: Trainee Networking Roundtable
10:45 AM - 11:00 AM
Break
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Breakout Session 2:​ Mentorship Round Table
  • Saul Schaefer, MD
  • Kristin Grimsrud, DVM PhD
  • Carrie Finno, DVM PhD
  • Arta Monjazeb, MD PhD
  • Chirag Patel, MD PhD
  • Eric Roberts, MD PhD
  • Jay Solnick, MD PhD
12:00 PM - 12:45 PM
Poster Session 1 (Odds) and Lunch
12:45 PM - 1:30 PM
Poster Session 2 (Evens) and Lunch
1:30 PM - 2:30 PM
Breakout Session 3:
  • Academic:​ Blending science and medicine in academic careers
    • Carrie Finno, DVM PhD
    • Bennett Penn, MD PhD
    • Arta Monjazeb, MD PhD
    • Chirag Patel, MD PhD
2:30 PM - 3:30 PM
Breakout Session 4:
  • Non-Academic:​ Non-academic career paths for physician-scientists
    • Linda McAllister, MD PhD
    • Eric Roberts, MD PhD
    • Lynn Silver, MD MPH
3:30 PM - 3:45 PM
Break
3:45 PM - 4:00 PM
Trainee Oral Presentation 3: Katti Horng University of California, Davis
4:00 PM - 4:45 PM
Invited Speaker 2: Paul J. Utz, MD Associate Dean for Medical Student Research Director of the Medical Scientist Training Program (MSTP) Stanford University
4:45 PM - 5:15 PM
Closing Remarks and Awards


Abstracts and Posters

All participants are encouraged to submit abstracts for the conference poster sessions. Posters will be automatically entered into a judging competition with cash prizes for winners. Three abstracts will be selected for oral presentations. Abstract deadline to be considered for an oral presentation is October 26. Abstract deadline for all posters is November 20. Posters will be arranged into several categories based off judges’ expertise:

Guidelines

abstract word limit

300 Word Lim it

poster dimensions

Poster Dimensions 30 in. X 40 in.

Submit while registering!

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