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Department of Medicine & Whiting School of Engineering Research Retreat groups of investigators viewing research posters
 

Friday, February 17, 2023 at 8:30 a.m. - 2:15 p.m.

Turner Auditorium & Concourse
East Baltimore Campus

 
 
 

Retreat Agenda

8:30-9:00 a.m.Introduction & Welcome Remarks
9:00-10:00 a.m.Keynote Address
10:00-10:35 a.m.Spotlight Talks
10:35-10:45 a.m.Mentoring Awards
10:45-11:00 a.m.Break
11:00-11:45 a.m.Research Award Presentations
11:45-12:15 p.m.Lunch
12:15-1:15 p.m.Odd Poster Session
1:15-2:15 p.m.Even Poster Session
 

Abstract Submissions

We are thrilled to announce that next year’s retreat will occur in conjunction with the poster session. All trainees and faculty members are encouraged to submit an abstract for consideration for award and presentation opportunity at the retreat. Submit abstracts for both the Department of Medicine and the Whiting School of Engineering via Jotform. 

Abstract Submissions are now closed.

 
  • An abstract can be submitted for a $500 award (additional one-page summary required with submission) in the following categories:

    • Postdoctoral Clinical Research Award                
    • Postdoctoral Basic Research Award                 
    • Junior Faculty Clinical Research Award
    • Junior Faculty Basic Research Award

    All winners will be invited to give brief presentations of their research the day of the retreat. Winners will be notified approximately two weeks prior to the event to allow for presentation preparation.

    • Primary appointment in Medicine (residents and postdocs are eligible)
    • Submission of abstract submission form
    • Submission of one-page summary (one inch margins, 12 point font, Times New Roman, single spaced) that clearly addresses the following areas (~200 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
  • An abstract may be submitted for an award (additional 1-page summary required with your submission) in the following categories:

    • Whiting School of Engineering Trainee Award- $500 award
    • Whiting School of Engineering Research Laboratory Excellence Award- $1000 award

    All winners will be invited to give brief presentations of their research the day of the retreat. Winners will be notified approximately two weeks prior to the event to allow for presentation preparation.

    • Graduate students and postdocs are eligible
    • Submission of abstract submission form
    • Submission of one-page summary (one inch margins, 12 point font, Times New Roman, single spaced) that clearly addresses the following areas (~200 words each):
      1. The broad significance of your research to engineering
      2. Your major research hypothesis or question and approach
      3. Your findings and how your research relates to your early career goals
  • This award is an opportunity to enhance visibility and showcase excellence in research from all departments within the Whiting School of Engineering to a large audience. The principle investigator of the lab will give a brief oral presentation of the lab’s research interests and ongoing projects.

    • Principle investigator (PI) must have a primary faculty appointment in Whiting School of Engineering
    • Submission of a minimum of two abstracts by two separate trainees (graduate student, post-doc) from the lab as an example of the depth of research in the laboratory
    • Laboratory PI completes and submits the Abstract Submission Form in addition to a one-page summary (one-inch margins, 12-point font, Times New Roman, single spaced) that clearly addresses the following areas (~200 words each):
      1. The broad significance of your research to engineering
      2. Major ongoing research projects
      3. Relevance to Medicine, use ongoing collaborations with investigators in the DOM as an example
      4. CV of the laboratory PI
      5. List the names of the two trainees (graduate students, post-docs) from the lab who will be submitting abstracts demonstrating the depth of research in the lab (two trainee abstract minimum must be received in order for lab award submission to be complete)

 

 

Department of Medicine Mentoring Awards

If you are a full- or part-time faculty member or a post-doctoral fellow (MD, MD-PhD, or PhD) within the DOM and would like to acknowledge the contributions of an outstanding mentor, please consider submitting a DOM Mentoring Award nomination packet.

All full- or part-time faculty members with a primary appointment within the DOM are eligible for nomination. Nominators are responsible for collecting all required documents and submitting the completed packet by the nomination deadline. Previous Levine and Brancati awardees are not eligible. Please review the criteria for the awards.

Please submit your complete nomination packet to domretreat@jhmi.edu.

 

A complete, competitive packet for each award includes:

  1. Primary nominating letter that addresses the award criteria
    • Nominating letter must be no more than 4-pages in length and must be signed by the nominator
    • If you have previously nominated this candidate, please update the letter and other materials as applicable
  2. 4 supporting letters from previous or current mentees
    • Each supporting letter must be no more than 2-pages in length.
    • The committee will not accept more than four supporting letters. If more than four are received, you will be asked to select the four you would like to be included in the nominating packet
  3. A complete list of current and former mentees
    • This list can be included in the nominee’s CV or submitted in your preferred format
  4. Nominee’s updated CV

David M. Levine Excellence in Mentoring Award

Mid-career and senior faculty (late Associate Professor and Professor)

    1. Model for integrity and professionalism within the DOM
    2. Evidence of mentoring (Skills); helping mentees to
      • Advance in career and promotion (e.g., collaborations, networking, presenting, completing specific projects - collaborative or interdisciplinary)
      • Develop leadership skills and other academic skills
      • Balance career and personal life
      • Gain peer review and other sources of funding
      • Disseminate their work
    3. History of mentoring (Scope)
      • Number of Mentees
      • Accomplishments of mentees (e.g. current position, grant support, publications, regional and national recognition, leadership)
      • Innovative approaches to mentoring
    4. Mentoring includes excellence in research, education and program building
  • 2022

    • Cynthia M. Boyd, M.D., M.H.S.
    • Richard E. Chaisson, M.D.
    • Geetanjali Chander, M.D., M.P.H.
    • Steven P. Schulman, M.D.

    2021

    • No awards

    2020

    • Harold Philip Lehmann, MD, PhD
    • Janet Siliciano, PhD

    2019

    • Erin D. Michos, M.D., M.H.S., F.A.C.C., F.A.H.A.

    2018

    • Gail L. Daumit, M.D., M.H.S.
    • Dale M. Needham, M.D. Ph.D.

    2017

    • Larissa A. Shimoda, Ph.D.
    • Todd T. Brown, M.D., Ph.D.
    • Daniel Joseph Brotman, M.D., SFHM, FACP
    • Yukari C. Manabe, M.D.

    2016

    • Lee Randol Barker, M.D., Sc.M., M.A.C.P.
    • Daniel E. Ford, M.D., M.P.H.
    • Nadia Hansel, M.D., M.P.H.
    • Edgar R. Miller, III, M.D., Ph.D.
    • Stephen J. Meltzer, M.D.

    2015

    • Mary Catherine Beach, M.D., M.P.H.
    • Sherita Hill Golden, M.D., M.H.S., F.A.H.A.
    • Linda Resar, M.D.
    • Jeremy Walston, M.D.

    2014

    • Myron Weisfeldt, M.D.
  • 2013

    • Lewis C. Becker, M.D.
    • Mark Donowitz, M.D.
    • Suzanne Jan de Beur, M.D.
    • Esteban Mezey, M.D.
    • Scott M. Wright, M.D.
    • Jonathan M. Zenilman, M.D.

    2012

    • Joseph Cofrancesco, M.D., M.P.H.
    • Josef Coresh, M.D., Ph.D.
    • Bradley J. Undem, Ph.D.
    • Jennifer Van Eyk, Ph.D.
    • Robert A. Wise, M.D.

    2011

    • L. Ebony Boulware, M.D., M.P.H.
    • Gary Gerstenblith, M.D.
    • David Kern, M.D.
    • Hamid Rabb, M.D.
    • Alan Schwartz, M.D.

    2010

    • Roger Blumenthal, M.D.
    • Robert Bollinger, M.D., M.P.H.
    • Lisa Cooper, M.D., M.P.H.
    • James Potter, B.S.

    2009

    • Eric Bass, M.D., M.P.H.
    • Jeanne Clark, M.D., M.P.H.
    • Adrian Dobs, M.D., M.H.S.
    • Landon King, M.D.
    • Bruce Leff, M.D.

    2008

    • Lawrence Appel, M.D.
    • Kelly Gebo, M.D., M.P.H.
    • Paul Hassoun, M.D.
    • Robert Siliciano, M.D.
    • Gary Wand, M.D.

    2007

    • Bruce Bochner, M.D.
    • Craig Hendrix, M.D.
    • Richard Moore, M.D., M.H.S.
    • Neil Powe, M.D, M.P.H., M.B.A.

    2005

    • Frederick Brancati, M.D., M.H.S.
    • John Flynn, M.D., M.B.A.
    • David Hellmann, M.D., M.A.C.P.
    • Philip Smith, M.D.

    2004

    • Antony Rosen, M.D.
    • Gordon Tomaselli, M.D.

    2003

    • Theodore M. Bayless, M.D
    • David A. Kass, M.D.
    • Michael J. Klag, M.D., M.P.H.
    • Susan M. MacDonald, M.D.

    2002

    • Linda P. Fried, M.D., M.P.H.
    • Joe G. N. Garcia, M.D.
    • Solbert Permutt, M.D.
    • Cynthia S. Rand, Ph.D.
 

Frederick L. Brancati Excellence in Mentoring Award

Early stage faculty (Assistant Professor or early Associate Professor--within 3 years of promotion)

    1. Primary or joint appointment in Department of Medicine
    2. Model for integrity and professionalism within the DOM
    3. Evidence of mentoring {Skills), helping mentees to
      • Select their career path {e.g. by providing professional and academic guidance)
      • Advance their career {e.g. by providing clinical and research opportunities, integrating mentees into research teams)
      • Develop academic skills {e.g. by assisting mentees with preparing abstracts and papers, presenting results)
      • Disseminate their work
      • Balance career and personal life
      • Encouraging interdisciplinary work
    4. History of mentoring {Scope)
      • Number of mentees
      • Accomplishments of mentees {e.g. current position, presentations, awards, publications)
      • Innovative approaches to mentoring
    5. Mentoring requires excellence in research, education and clinical program building
  • 2022

    • Allison Hays, M.D.

    2021

    • No awards

    2020

    • Michelle Nuttall Eakin, PhD
    • Seth S. Martin, MD, MHS

    2019

    • Morgan Grams, M.D., Ph.D., M.H.S.

    2018

    • Michael J. Blaha, M.D., M.P.H.
    • Meredith C. McCormack, M.D., M.H.S.

    2017

    • Peter M. Abadir, M.D.
    • Kristin A. Riekert, Ph.D.

    2016

    • Deidra C. Crews, M.D., ScM
    • Nisa M. Maruthur, M.D., M.H.S.
    • Stephen C. Mathai, M.D., M.H.S.
    • Craig E. Pollack, M.D., MSc

    2015

    • Wendy L. Bennett, M.D., M.P.H.
    • Geetanjali Chander, M.D., M.P.H.
    • William Checkley, M.D., M.P.H.
    • Michael Bradley Drummond, M.D., M.H.S.
    • Kimberly A. Gudzune, M.D., M.P.H.
 

For questions, contact domretreat@jhmi.edu.

 
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