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2023 Medical Student Research Day

The University of Maryland School of Medicine Proudly Presents: 46th Annual Medical Student Research Day, 2023

This Year's Event Overview

The 46th annual MSRD will be held over 2 days in the afternoon on Tuesday, November 28 (12:10-5pm) and the afternoon and evening on Wednesday, November 29, 2023 (2:20-6:00pm) at the SMC Campus Center.

The event will begin on Day 1 Nov. 28 with opening remarks and keynote address during lunch starting at noon, followed by the student presentations for the rest of the afternoon and through the afternoon of Day 2 Nov. 29. The event will conclude with the Awards Banquet on Day 2 Nov. 29 in the evening.

Respond through the MSRD Interest Form by Nov. 17 if planning to attend or interested in the event.

Please see the Event Program for general schedule, presentation listing and schedule, and abstracts.

Jonathan S. Bromberg, M.D., Ph.D. will be the keynote speaker for this year's MSRD.

UM SOM Medical Student Research Day (MSRD), SMC Campus Center

Day 1: Tue, November 28 (Doors open at Noon)

  • 12:10 - 1:20pm – Lunch, Opening Remarks and Keynote Address
  • 1:30 - 4:50pm – Oral and Poster Presentations

Day 2: Wed, November 29

  • 2:20 - 4:30pm – Oral and Poster Presentations
  • 4:40 - 6:00pm – Awards Banquet: Dinner, Mentor and Student Awards, Closing Remarks

Previously released documents:


Attending and Participating in the Event

Attending the Event

Event attendance is open to the entire UMB campus. UM SOM faculty, staff, residents, fellows, and students are encouraged to attend the event. If you are planning to attend the event or would like to receive updates regarding the event, please respond through the Interest Form by October 27.

Participation as Presenter

Presentation Registration & Abstract Submission

Presentation registration and abstract submission are closed.

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

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

Participation as Judge

We welcome UM SOM faculty, postdoctoral and research fellows, residents, research associates, and research staff to be judges for the event.

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 availability for MSRD by November 8.


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


For questions, please use the Ask MSRD form.