2017 Northeast Regional Meeting
Register View Registrations Map this EventMap this Event Tell a Friend About This EventTell a Friend

2017 Northeast Regional Meeting Export to Your Calendar

10/7/2017

When: Saturday, October 7, 2017
8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Where: Map this event »
University of Rochester School of Medicine & Dentistry
415 Elmwood Avenue
Rochester, New York  14642
United States
Contact:
Cathy Senecal-Rice

Phone: 275-8721

Registration Information
Online registration is available until: 9/29/2017
Details

The 2017 Upstate NY MD/PhD Program Conference (formerly Tri-Institutional Conference) and APSA Northeast Regional Meeting will be held on Saturday, October 7th, 2017 at the University of Rochester, 415 Elmwood Avenue, Rochester, NY 14642. The main entrance is next to the bus loop with a large silver clock in the center, with a parking lot to the right. For questions please contact either Alysha Taggart ([email protected]Rochester.edu; 585-275-9777) or Cathy Senecal-Rice ([email protected]; 275-8721)

 

ABSTRACT AND REGISTRATION DEADLINE IS SEPTEMBER 29, 2017!

 

Who Should Attend?

We invite physician-scientist trainees at all levels - including undergraduate, MD and MD/PhD students - as well as faculty to join us for the APSA Northeast Regional meeting. This conference also continues in the tradition of the annual Upstate NY MD/PhD Program Conference convened by the University of Rochester, University at Buffalo, and SUNY Upstate Medical University.

 

Registration Information

Registration is open to all interested participants at all institutions whether you have an APSA membership or not. Registration is free for all attendees. Registration will close on September 29, 2017. If you decide to cancel your registration, please email Alysha Taggart ([email protected]) at least 10 days prior to the meeting.

 

Abstracts, Student Talks, and Poster Session

All participants are encouraged to submit an abstract for the meeting. The abstract submission deadline is September 29, 2017. Abstracts are limited to one per registrant and the registrant must be the first author. Please limit abstracts to 300 words and include title, authors, and affiliations. Registrants who opt to be considered for student talks will be notified by email whether they have been selected for a talk or a poster. Posters should be no larger than 36” x 48”.

 

Meeting Schedule

 
 8:00 - 8:50 AM                         

Registration and breakfast 
   
 8:50 - 9:00 AM Welcome remarks
   
 9:00 - 10:00 AM
Keynote speaker

 Michael J. Potchen, MD
 Professor, Department of Imaging Science
 University of Rochester School of Medicine & Dentistry
   
 10:00-10:15 AM
Coffee break
   
 10:15 - 11:45 AM
Breakout sessions (:45 each); attendees sign up in advance for two
  1. MD/PhD program admissions
- M. Kerry O’Banion, MD, PhD, Professor, Department of Neuroscience, Medical Scientist Training Program Director, University of Rochester School of Medicine & Dentistry
- Suzanne G. Laychock, PhD, Senior Associate Dean for Faculty Affairs and Facilities, MD/PhD Program Director, Medical Scientist Training Program Director, SUNY University at Buffalo
 
   2. The Two Body Opportunity: Partners in Academia
- Krystel Huxlin, PhD, James V. Aquavella Professor in Ophthalmology, University of Rochester School of Medicine & Dentistry
- Keith Nehrke, PhD, Professor, Department of Medicine, University of Rochester School of Medicine & Dentistry
- Marc W. Halterman, MD, PhD, Associate Professor, Department of Neurology, University of Rochester School of Medicine & Dentistry
   
  3. Essentials of Grant Writing
- PJ Simpson-Haidaris, PhD, Professor, Department of Medicine, University of Rochester School of Medicine & Dentistry
   
  4. At the Helm: Management 101 for Physician-Scientists
- Stephen Dewhurst, PhD, Vice Dean for Research, University of Rochester School of Medicine & Dentistry
   
  5. Physician-Scientists and Policy Engagment
   
 11:45 AM - 1:00 PM
Lunch and posters
   
 1:00 - 2:00 PM
Student talks

 
 2:00 - 3:00 PM

Keynote speaker
 Robinna Lorenz, MD, PhD
 Professor, Department of Pathology
 Associate Dean for Physician Scientist Development
 University of Alabama at Birmingham School of Medicine

   
 3:00 - 4:00 PM The Future of the Physician-Scientist
- M. Kerry O’Banion, MD, PhD, Professor, Department of Neuroscience, Medical Scientist Training Program Director, University of Rochester School of Medicine & Dentistry
- Robinna Lorenz, MD, PhD, Professor, Department of Pathology, Associate Dean for Physician Scientist Development, University of Alabama at Birmingham School of Medicine
- Myles Akabas, MD, PhD, Professor, Department of Physiology & Biophysics, Medical Scientist Training Program Director, Albert Einstein College of Medicine
- Mary E.K. Horton, MPH, MA, Assistant Dean for Student Affairs & Professional Development, Laney Graduate School, Emory University
   

 

Lodging, Transportation, and Food

For those in need of hotel accommodations, the University of Rochester has a negotiated group rate with the Hilton Garden Inn College Town, located within a 10-minute walk at 30 Celebration Drive, Rochester, NY 14620. There is also a discounted rate available at the Staybridge Suites, located within a 5-minute drive at 1000 Genesee Street, Rochester, NY 14611. Parking will be available in the School of Medicine visitor lot on-site, with overflow to the Strong Hospital garage, and the undergraduate campus parking lots.  There are shuttle services available from both hotels.

 

Breakfast and lunch on the day of the conference will be provided.  For information on traveling to Rochester and UR, click here.

 

 
 
 

« Go to Upcoming Event List