Annual Research Symposium

The 10th Annual Research Symposium will be held on April 19, 2024 from 7:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m..

The Medical and Graduate Students & Residents Research Symposium is an annual event highlighting medical research—poster and oral presentations—by students from the Herbert Wertheim College of Medicine and FIU or affiliated programs (including nursing, physician assistant, master’s degree and Ph.D. students, residents, and alums). 

Abstracts and a detailed list of proceedings can be viewed via Digital Commons

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Keynote Speaker

Alister Martin, M.D.

Dr. Alister Martin is an emergency room physician and assistant professor at Harvard Medical School and Harvard Kennedy School. Dr. Martin is the founder and CEO of A Healthier Democracy, a non-profit health care organizing incubator serving the needs of vulnerable patients. He is also a senior fellow at the Burnes Center for Social Change.

Program Overview

2024 Tenth Annual Research Symposium, Graham Center Ballrooms (GC), Modesto A. Maidique Campus, Florida International University, 11200 SW 8th Street, Miami, FL 33199

7:30-8:30 amRegistration – Poster set-upLobby GC Ballroom
8:30-8:35 amWelcome Remarks
Juan Cendan, MD Dean and Senior Vice President for Health Affairs Professor - Department of Surgery Herbert Wertheim College of Medicine Florida International University
Ballroom West
8:35-10:20 amOral Session IBallroom West
10:20-10:30 amBreakBreak
10:30-11:15 amAΩA Keynote Speaker
Alister Martin, MD, MPP Emergency Medical Specialist
Assistant Professor, Harvard Medical School - Faculty Center for Social Justice and Health Equity Founder, Get Waivered & VotER
Ballroom West
11:15 am-12:00 pmPanel Q&A with Dr. Alister MartinBallroom West
12:00-1:30 pmOpen Poster Session* Ballroom East
1:30-3:00 pmOral Presentations IIBallroom West
3:00-3:15 pmBreakBreak
3:15-4:00 pmOral Presentations IIIBallroom West
4:05 pmClosing RemarksClosing
4:05-5:00 pmAwards Ceremony**Office of Student Affairs

*Posters will be available to view in the Graham Center Ballroom with the presenters standing by their posters on display.

**Awards will be presented by the Wertheim Medicine Office of Student Affairs.

9th Annual Research Symposium Winners