Internal Medicine Residents’ Research Highlighted in Symposiums

On topics ranging from the genetics of cardiac conduction to the delivery of healthcare for Iraqi refugees, UC San Diego internal medicine residents are presenting their research in two symposiums on campus this month.

The Medical Resident Research Symposiums are an annual event that highlights the residents’ work for their fellow trainees, the faculty, and the general academic community.This year, 16 residents are presenting.Residents develop and conduct their research under the guidance of faculty mentors.

The work takes place during a two-month research rotation, an elective offered in the second and third years of the UC San Diego Internal Medicine Residency Program.

Dr. Kenneth Kaushansky initiated the annual symposiums when he came to UC San Diego to head the Department of Medicine in 2002.

Kenneth Kaushansky, MD, MACP, Helen M. Ranney Distinguished Professor and Chair of the department, is a physician-scientist.

The first of this year’s two research symposiums convened on May 20.

The second will be offered on Thursday, May 28, at 6:00 pm in the Leichtag Biomedical Research Building, Room 107, on the UC San Diego main campus.

For reservations, which are required, please contact Allison Reinhardt.

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