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2020 Medical Student Research Day

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

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

The event will begin with opening remarks and keynote address at 1:00 p.m. on Day 1, presentations from 2:15 - 5:30 p.m. on Day 1 and 1:00 - 2:20 p.m. on Day 2, and will conclude with the Awards segment at 3:30 - 4:30p.m.  All are welcome to attend.

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.

If you plan to participate in or attend the event, please respond through the MSRD Interest Form by Friday, October 16, 2020.

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.

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

Presentation Registration Deadline: Tuesday, September 29, 2020, 11:59 pm EST.

Abstract Submission Deadline: Friday, October 16, 2020, 11:59 pm EST.
Abstract submission will be open on September 28.

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 in the past.

If you are interested in judging the oral or poster sessions, please complete an entry through the Judges Sign-Up Form to let us know a little about you and your availabilty for MSRD.


For questions, please use the Ask MSRD form.