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Medical Student Research Conference

The annual Medical Student Research Conference is an opportunity for the Carver College of Medicine community to enjoy learning about research projects conducted by medical students in the college. Medical students from all four years of study are eligible to present their research.

The 2022 Medical Student Research Conference will be held in the Medical Education and Research Facility (MERF) on September 14-15, 2022. Juried events begin on Wednesday with concurrent oral presentations starting at 8 am and running through 10 am.  Posters of medical students' research will be on display both Wednesday and Thursday in the MERF Atrium, with half these students presenting their work from noon-1 pm each day.  Presentations in both oral and poster sessions will be judged by two CCOM reviewers; all presenters are eligible for cash awards sponsored by various departments and University of Iowa Foundation donors.

An Awards Ceremony and Dinner will be held on Friday, September 16th for student presenters and their mentors.  Presentation award recipients will be announced during this event.

2021 Keynote Speaker:
Marlan Hansen, MD
Professor of Otolaryngology
Professor of Neurosurgery
Co-Director for Institute for Clinical and Translational Science

2021 Events Program, Abstracts and Awards:  
PDF icon2021 Medical Student Research Conference Program
PDF icon2021 Medical Student Research Conference Abstracts
PDF icon2021 Medical Student Research Conference Awards

2020 Events Program, Abstracts and Awards:
VIEW STUDENT PRESENTATIONS 
PDF icon2020 Medical Student Research Conference Program
PDF icon2020 Medical Student Research Conference Abstracts
PDF icon2020 Medical Student Research Conference Awards

2019 Events Program, Abstracts and Awards:
PDF icon2019 Medical Student Research Conference Program
PDF icon2019 Medical Students Research Conference Abstracts
PDF icon2019 Medical Student Research Conference Awards 

2018 Events Program, Abstracts and Awards:
PDF icon2018 Medical Student Research Conference Program
PDF icon2018 Research Conference Abstract Book
PDF icon2018 Medical Student Research Conference Awards