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Resident/Fellow Research Day

The annual Resident/Fellow Research Day is held each spring on and around the Penn State Health Milton S. Medical Center campus in Hershey, PA.

The intent of the event is to provide an opportunity for residents and fellows to showcase their research accomplishments to their peers in other clinical departments, as well as their colleagues in the basic sciences.

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2020 Event Information Expand answer

Tuesday, April 21, 2020

Oral presentations: Noon to 1 p.m., Lecture Room C, Penn State College of Medicine (lunch will be provided)

Poster presentations: 4 to 6 p.m., Hershey Lodge (light appetizers will be served)

Call for Abstracts

The planning committee for the 2020 Graduate Medical Education Resident/Fellow Research Day invites abstract submission for poster and oral presentation. This annual event highlights the research of Penn State Health Milton S. Hershey Medical Center’s medical residents and clinical fellows.

Deadline is 8 a.m. Jan. 13, 2020. Abstracts must be submitted by this date to be considered.

Selected submissions will be chosen as an oral or poster presentation. Time allotted for oral presentations will be 15 minutes (10-minute presentation and five-minute question-and-answer session). Points are deducted for going beyond 10 minutes.

More than one abstract can be submitted, but only one submission will be chosen to be presented.

All poster presenters are required to be with their poster from 4 to 6 p.m. April 21, 2020.

Submit an abstract

2019 Event Overview Expand answer

At the 10th annual Resident/Fellow Research Day held Aug. 28, 2019, in Hershey, almost 50 trainees presented their work in oral or poster format.

See details on 2019 participants and honorees here

Previous Projects Expand answer

Abstracts submitted to Resident/Fellow Research Day in the past include those listed here. Search by topic, year or name using the search box, or click the column headers to sort by year, presentation type, program or any of the other categories.

Innovation Grant Recipients Expand answer

The Innovation Grant, given as part of Resident/Fellow Research Day, is designed to stimulate innovation in graduate medical education training that will promote understanding and experience in patient safety, quality in care, interprofessional/team-based care, addressing health care disparities or high-value/cost-conscious care in the health systems in which future physicians will practice.

Previous Innovation Grant recipients are listed here.

For Details

For details on Resident/Fellow Research Day, contact Mary Forshey at or 717-531-5768.

Faculty and trainees look at a poster at Penn State College of Medicine's 2019 Resident and Fellow Research Day.

The poster sessions for 2019’s Resident and Fellow Research Day took place at the Hershey Lodge.

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