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Medical Student Research Day

The University of Maryland School of Medicine Medical Student Research Day

The Alpha Omega Alpha (AOA) Honor Society and the Office of Student Research (OSR) in the Dean's Office have sponsored Medical Student Research Day (MSRD) for over 40 years. MSRD is a proud tradition for University of Maryland's medical students to present their research accomplishments to the school and the campus. The presentations are judged, and competitive prizes are awarded in recognition of outstanding research and presentations.

Hosted by: University of Maryland School of Medicine/Office of Student Research and Alpha Omega Alpha (AOA) Honor Medical Society Maryland Beta Chapter

Event Director:
Gregory B. Carey, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Microbiology and Immunology
Assistant Dean for Student Research and Education
Executive Director of Student Research and Community Outreach, OSR
Director of PRISM, UM Scholars and STAR-PREP Student Research Programs

Event Manager:
Qi Cao, J.D.
Research Coordinator

Learn More

45th Annual Medical Student Research Day - This year's event will be held at the SMC Campus Center on November 16, 2022 (~12-6:20pm). More information will be available.

  • More information can be found on the event webpage.
  • Presentation Registration is open and is due on October 10. See Presenting at MSRD page for more details.  Registrants will be notified whether selected as presenter and their format of presentation around October 18.  Accepted presenters will also be provided the presentation schedule. Abstract submission for registered presentations is due on October 17.
  • If you are interested in attending the event, please respond through the MSRD Interest Form by October 27.
  • If you are interested in becoming a judge for the event, please see the Participation as Judges section on the event webpage to sign up to be a judge.
  • For questions, please use the Ask MSRD form.

44th Medical Student Research Day (November 15-16, 2021 - a past event) - Please see award announcement, event program, and abstract booklet on the event page. 

Past MSRD Awards and Booklets


Qi Cao, J.D.
Research Coordinator
Office of Student Research


For questions, please use the Ask MSRD form.