Skip to main content

2020 Medical Student Research Day

The University of Maryland School of Medicine Proudly Presents: 43rd Annual Medical Student Research Day, 2020

Congratulations to all the student presenters for sharing their research achievements!

Special congratulations to the student awardees for their outstanding presentations!

Thank you to the all the medical student event staff for volunteering your time to prepare for and run the event!

Thank you to everyone who attended and supported this event, including all the faculty mentors, research team members, staff, and many others!

Event Overview

The 43rd annual MSRD was held in the afternoons of Thursday, November 12 and Friday, November 13, 2020 virtually through Zoom.

The event began with opening remarks and keynote address at 1:00 p.m. on Day 1, continuing with special presentation from outstanding student researcher at 2:00 p.m. and student presentations at 2:30 - 5:20 p.m. on Day 1. On Day 2, the event continued with special presentations from outstanding student researchers at 1:00 p.m., student presentations at 1:50 - 3:10 p.m., and special student research panel at 3:20-3:55 pm.  The event concluded with the Awards segment at 3:55 - 4:25p.m. where faculty mentors and student presenters award recipients were recognized.

This year's keynote speaker was Matthew B. Frieman, Ph.D., Associate Professor of Microbiology and Immunology, UM SOM COVID-19 and respiratory virus expert.

Attending and Participating in the Event

Attending the Event

Event attendance is open to the entire UMB campus. UM SOM faculty, staff, and students are encouraged to attend the event.

Participation as Presenter

Presentation Registration & Abstract Submission

To present and compete at MSRD, eligible medical students interested in participating must 1) register their presentation and then 2) submit the abstract by the deadlines below. Registration and abstracts will be submitted electronically through online forms that will be provided.

Details can be found on the "Presenting at MSRD" webpage. 

Presentation Registration and Abstract Submission are closed.

Participation as Judge

We appreciate and extend our thanks to the UM SOM faculty, postdoctoral and research fellows, residents, research associates, and AOA medical student members who have judged this event and those in the past



For questions, please use the Ask MSRD form.