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DOM Assessment Retreat 2013

The 2013 Department of Medicine Assessment Retreat
Wednesday, April 10th, 2013
9 am - 4 pm
Turner Auditorium and Concourse

Register for the 2013 Department of Medicine Assessment Retreat

Assessment Retreat Schedule

  • 9 am - Welcome from the Department Chair, Dr. Myron Weisfeldt
  • 9:30 am - Presentations by the Education (9:30), Research (10:00), Clinical Care (10:45), Staff (11:15), and Faculty Development (11:45) Committees and audience discussion
  • 12:15pm - Lunch and Committee Round-Table Feedback (Retreat Registration Required)
  • 1:15 pm - Presentation of The David M. Levine Excellence in Mentoring Awards and the Basic and Clinical Scientific Poster Awards
  • 1:30 pm - Plenary speaker, Dr. Andrew I. Schafer, M.D., the E. Hugh Luckey Distinguished Professor of Medicine and Chair, Department of Medicine, Weill Cornell Medical College of Cornell University
  • 2:30 pm - Viewing of Scientific Posters

Questions can be directed to the Retreat Co-chairs, Dr. Shukti Chakravarti or Dr. Steve Sozio. Please direct administrative questions regarding poster submissions and requirements, the mentoring award, Retreat registration, etc., to Catherine Mayhew.

Registering for the retreat will also register you for the lunch.

Research Abstracts and Awards

At this Retreat we continue to showcase the research efforts of our remarkable Department. Any fellow or faculty member is encouraged to submit an abstract. We will provide a board for you to display your scientific poster. Submit an Abstract. (Abstract submissions will only be accepted via e-mail.) Email completed forms to

Abstracts can be submitted for an award. Awards are given in the following categories: Postdoctoral Clinical Research Award, Postdoctoral Basic Research Award, Junior Faculty Clinical Research Award, Junior Faculty Basic Research Award.

If you would like to be considered for an award, in addition to submitting the Abstract Submission Form, please submit a 2-page summary (1-inch margins, 12-point font, Times New Roman, single spaced) that clearly addresses the following areas (~500 words each): 1) The broad significance of your research to medicine, 2) Your major research hypothesis or question and approach, 3) Your findings and how your research relates to your early career goals.

Abstracts and award applications are due by Friday, March 8, 2013

The David M. Levine Excellence in Mentoring Award

All full- or part-time Faculty members with a primary appointment within the DOM are eligible for nomination. Nominations will be accepted from full- or part-time Faculty and post-doctoral Fellows (MD, MD-PhD, or PhD) within the DOM who were mentored by the nominee. Previous awardees are not eligible. One award is reserved for late assistant or early associate professors who display excellence in mentoring (even though the number of mentees and their scope of accomplishments might be less than more senior mentors). Please review the criteria for the award.

A complete, competitive packet includes:

  • A 4-page primary nominating letter that addresses the award criteria. (If you have previously nominated this candidate, please update the letter and other materials as applicable.
  • Four 2-page supporting letters from previous or current mentees. (The committee will not accept more than 4 supporting letters. If we receive more than 4, you will be asked to select the four you would like to be included in the nominating packet.)
  • A complete list of current and former mentees. (This list can be included in the nominee’s CV, provided in this template, or submitted in your preferred format.)
  • The nominee’s updated CV.

The deadline for David M. Levine in Excellence in Mentoring Awards nominations is Monday, March 11, 2013.

Please submit your entries to Catherine Mayhew,  


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