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Thursday, April 26

6:30 am – 7:00 pm Registration Desk
7:00 – 11:00 am AFMR National Council Meeting
10:30 am – 3:00 pm CSCTR Council Meeting
 10:30 - 11:30 am CSCTR Council Meeting
11:30 - 12:30 pm Councils of CSCTR & AFMR Meeting with lunch
 12:30 - 3:00 pm Resume CSCTR Council Meeting
1:00 – 3:00 pm MWAFMR Career Development Workshop
   Women's Road to Leadership in Medicine                                  
   Catherine D. DeAngelis, MD, MPH, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine

Publishing Tips from a Journal Editor                                    
   Michael J. McPhaul, MD, Quest Diagnostics Nichols Institute
3:15 – 3:30 pm CSCTR-MWAFMR Welcome
3:30 – 4:15 pm MWAFMR Scholar Award Presentations
4:15 – 5:00 pm New Investigator Session
   Award recognition and presentations of:
   2018 Outstanding Young Investigator
   2018 Early Career Development Award Recipient(s)
5:00 – 6:30 pm Poster Session A & Opening Reception
   2018 Outstanding Young Investigator and Early Career Development Awardees also on display
6:30 – 8:00 pm

58th Annual Max Miller Lecture in Diabetes Research at the Metabolism Club
   Moderator: Terry G. Unterman, MD, University of Illinois at Chicago

   Biomarkers of Beta Cell Stress in Type 1 Diabetes
   Emily K. Sims, MD, Professor, Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, IN

   Exploiting Cellular Bioenergetics as an In Vivo Strategy Targeting Diabetes-induced

   Jacob Haus, PhD, Associate Professor, School of Kinesiology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor,

Cardiology / Pulmonary Club
   Moderator: Steven Dudek, MD, University of Illinois at Chicago

Friday, April 27

6:30 am – 3:30 pm Registration Desk
7:00 – 8:00 am Mentor Breakfast
  • Sticking up for yourself: Communication and negotiation
  • Becoming an independent investigator: How do I separate myself from my
  • Navigating authorship: Tips from behind the scenes of a journal
  • Funding your research: Writing successful grant applications
  • Setting priorities: When to say yes and how to say no
  • Getting involved at the local, regional, and national level: Why it is important and
    how do I do it?
  • Choosing the right first academic position: How do I manage short-term realities
    with my long-term goals?
  • The balancing act for women as physician-scientists
  • NEW! CSCTR Membership table
8:15 – 9:15 am AFMR Keynote Presentation
   Troponin Measurement in the Critically Ill
   Florence Rothenberg, MS, MD, FACC, University of Cincinnati Veterans Administration Medical
   Center, OH
9:15 – 9:30 am CSCTR Annual Business Meeting
   Abraham Thomas, MD, MPH, President and Debra Romberger, MD, Secretary/Treasurer report on
   CSCTR activities over the last year. 
9:30 – 10:30 am Department Chair Session I                                  
   Chair: Mark Gladwin, MD, University of Pittsburgh
10:30 – 11:30 am Department Chair Session II                                  
   Chair: Douglas E. Vaughan, MD, Northwestern University
11:30 am – 1:00 pm Poster Session B and Lunch
Editorial Luncheon Meeting
1:15 – 2:15 pm CSCTR Hickam Lecture                                  
   Fitting Medicine into the Lives of People                                  
   Jerry A. Krishnan, MD, PhD, University of Illinois at Chicago
2:15 – 3:00 pm Research Innovations                                  
   Precision Targeted Therapy for Pancreatic Cancer                                  
   Francis Charles Brunicardi, MD, University of Toledo Medical Center
3:00 – 3:15 pm Translational Research Featured New Investigator Lecture
3:30 – 4:30 pm Oral Abstract Session I
Oral Abstract Session II
Oral Abstract Session III
4:30 – 6:00 pm Poster Session C and Closing Reception