Annual Department of Medicine Evans Days

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2021 Department of Medicine Annual Evans Days
October 7-8, 2021

Abstract Submissions Open July 1-July 30, 2021

Join us as we celebrate the research, educational, clinical and administrative achievements of our faculty & staff!


2020 Evans Day Recap

The 35th Annual Evans Department of Medicine Research Days celebrated and showcased the research activities of the department’s faculty, trainees and researchers. This year’s event featured 120 5-minute pre-recorded presentations each followed by a 4-minute live Q&A between the author and judges.

The poster session features 120 presentations, a record high for the event and included virtual poster displays not eh CTI platform.

The Virtual Awards Ceremony celebrated trainee winners of both the Basic and Clinical Research Poster Sessions, and honored faculty recipients of the department’s annual awards. This year’s event saw the inaugural Faculty Diversity Award and the Marie Antoinette Award.

Thank you to all who helped make this year’s event so special!

Award Winners – View Criteria

Evans Center IBR Research
Collaborator of the Year Award
Jessica Fetterman, MD – Vascular Biology
Vijaya Kolachalama, PhD – Computational Biomedicine
Clinical Excellence Award
Alice Jacobs, MD – Cardiology
Clinical Innovation Award
Influenza-like Clinic
Jason Worcester, MD – Team Lead – General Internal Medicine
Sarah Kimball, MD – Co-Lead – General Internal Medicine
Research Mentoring Award
Katya Ravid, DSc – Cardiovascular Medicine
Junior Faculty Mentoring Award
Michelle Long, MD – Gastroenterology
Omar Siddiqi, MD – Cardiology
Clinical Quality Improvement Team Award
Reducing No Shows in the Multidisciplinary Lupus Clinic
Michael York, MD – Co-Lead – Rheumatology
Hanni-Menn Josephy, MD – Co-Lead – Nephrology
Christina Lam, MD – Co-Lead -Dermatology
Citizenship Award
Mike Kirber, PhD – Research Implementation
Michael Ieong, MD – Pulmonary
Cassandra Pierre, MD, MPH, MSc – Infectious Disease
Miriam Komaromy, MD – General Internal Medicine
David Aaron Freed Award
Nicole Nguyen – Internal Medicine Residency Program
Special Recognition Teaching Award
Asher Tulsky, MD – General Internal Medicine
Matthew Jones, PhD – Pulmonary
Marie Antoinette Award
Rania Omar Burke, PhD – Department of Medicine
Faculty Diversity Award
Sheila Chapman, MD – General Internal Medicine
Most Abstract Submissions
Center for Regenerative Medicine (CReM) – 22
Computational Biomedicine – 22

 Clinical Poster Winners
1st Place: Michael Garcia, MD
2nd Place: Kathryn Fantasia, MD
2nd Place: Meena Zareh, MD
Basic Research Poster Winners
1st Place: Jessie Huang, PhD
2nd Place: Wenqing Yin, MD, PhD
2nd Place: Anukul T. Shenoy, MS, PhD
2nd Place: Michael Herriges, PhD

2020 Schedule

Thursday, November 5, 2020

Research Poster Session
8:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. | CTI Virtual Platform
View Poster Session Schedule Here!
View Abstracts Here

Shining Light on BU Affinity Research Collaboratives (ARCs): “BU Covid-19 pre-clinical ARC research”
12:30 p.m. – 01:30 p.m. | CTI Virtual Platform

Dr. Coleman Interview with Dr. Cook
1:30 p.m. – 2:00 p.m. | CTI Virtual Platform

Wilkins Visiting Professor LectureElain Fuchs headshot
2:30 p.m. | CTI Virtual Platform

“Skin StemCells: Coping with Stress
Elaine Fuchs, PhD
HHMI Investigator, Rebecca C. Lancefield Professor
Rockefeller University

Friday, November 6, 2020

Clinical Poster SessionHeadshot of Dr. Nakela Cook
8:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. | CTI Virtual Platform
View Poster Session Schedule Here!
View Abstracts Here

Ingelfinger Visiting Professor Grand Rounds
Noon | CTI Virtual Platform

“Driving Toward Health Impact: Our Journey and the Path Forward
Nakela L. Cook, MD, MPH
Executive Director, Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institution (PCORI)

Tuesday, November 10, 2020

DOM Awards Ceremony

12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m.