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Research Day 2024

Calling all medical residents, students, and pharmacy residents! Memorial is thrilled to announce GME Research Day 2024, scheduled for May 22, 2024. We invite you to submit your completed projects or works-in-progress (starting April 15, 2024) for a chance to present at this prestigious event. Prizes will be awarded for the best poster and oral presentations, with awards for 1st and 2nd places on May 22nd at the Memorial M.A.S.S. Building. For more details and abstract submission instructions, please contact Emily Foret, PhD, at (228) 867-4998 or Don’t miss this opportunity to shine and contribute to the advancement of medical education and research!

Keynote Speaker

Matthew Carroll, MD

Matthew Carroll, MD


Research Day Agenda

Lunch: 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Poster Session and Judging: 12:15 pm – 12:50 pm
Program: 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm


Submission Guidelines

Event Overview: Memorial Hospital’s Annual GME Research Day is an opportunity for students and residents to present their research, network with peers, and receive feedback on their presentation skills.

Presentation Format: Submitting authors of accepted abstracts will be invited for an in-person poster presentation or selected to give an oral presentation on May 22, 2024 at Memorial Hospital’s M.A.S.S. building. Prizes will be given to the 1st and 2nd place authors for best poster and oral presentations.

Submission Deadline: Friday, May 3rd, 2024

Author Eligibility

  • The submitting author must currently be enrolled in a medical school program (MD, DO) or enrolled in a medical or pharmacy residency program with Memorial Hospital at Gulfport.
  • Authors may also be from the affiliate programs listed:
    • Keesler Medical Center, William Carey COM, Forrest General, or Merit Health.
  • Medical Students must be either currently rotating or have completed a rotation at Memorial Hospital during the last academic year.

Abstract Eligibility

  • Research abstracts should address scientific questions, detail clinical observations, or contain primary scientific data.
  • Case studies are eligible for submission.
  • Abstracts must not have been submitted to Memorial Hospital’s Research Day in prior years.

Submission Components

  • Complete the Research Day Submission Form. Forms should be signed by the submitting author and Faculty Advisor.
  • Students and Residents at Memorial Hospital must have a faculty member as an author. The faculty member on the project may be different from the advisor.
  • Email form to Emily Foret, PhD, at by end of business day on May 3, 2024.

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