2017 Research Day

Over 230 trainees, scientists, and physicians attended the Department of Medicine Research Day on June 7th at the Centurion Centre.

The event included high caliber oral and poster sessions, and our first ever highly entertaining Dragon’s Den competition!


L-R: Daniel Ramirez, Dr. Curtis Cooper (Research Day Co-chair), Jaclyn Ernst, Samantha Cornfield, Weiwei Beckerleg, Dr. Robin Parks (Research Day Co-chair), Kirles Bishay and Catalina Hernandez

Many thanks to Drs. Marc Carrier and Jodi Warman Chardon, for their excellent presentations.

Congratulations to our 2017 Department of Medicine Research Day Winners!

  • Oral Session #1 Cancer and Transplantation – Teslin Sandstrom (PhD Student)
  • Oral Session #2 Cardiovascular Disease and Imaging – Daniel Ramirez (PGY6 Adult Cardiology)
  • Oral Session #3 Metabolic and Autoimmune Diseases – Samantha Kornfeld (PhD Student)
  • Basic Research Poster – Naomi Boisvert (Graduate Student)
  • Quality and Safety Poster – Weiwei Beckerleg (PGY2 Internal Medicine)
  • Clinical Research Poster – Kirles Bishay (PGY2 Internal Medicine)
  • Clinical Research Poster – Catalina Hernandez (PGY5 Medical Oncology)

Dragon’s Den Competition- Jaclyn Ernst (PGY5 General Internal Medicine)

Many thanks to participants, attendees, judges, moderators and presenters for contributing to another successful event!

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