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 2020 Medical Student Research Conference will be held in the Medical Education and Research Facility (MERF) on September 16-17. Juried events begin on Wednesday with concurrent oral presentations starting at 8am and running through 10am. Posters of medical students' research will be on display both Wednesday and Thursday in MERF Atrium, with half these students presenting their work from noon-1pm 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 Banquet will be held on Friday, September 18 for student presenters, their mentors, and invited guests. Presentation award recipients will be announced during this event on Friday evening.

2020 Keynote Speaker: TBA

2019 Keynote Speaker:
Arlene Drack
Md Ronald Keech Professor of Pediatric Genetic Eye Disease Research
Director, Electrophysiology Institute for Vision Research
Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences.

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