Thursday, April 4

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
   How to Write a Career Development Grant (F or K Award)
   Dawn Belt Davis, MD, PhD, University of Wisconsin - Madison

   Challenges and Opportunities for Immigrant Physician Scientists
   Joumana T. Chaiban, MD, FACE, UIC/Advocate Christ Medical Center
3:15 – 3:30 pm CSCTR-MWAFMR Welcome
   Timothy B. Niewold, MD, New York University;
   Vijay Shivaswamy
, MBBS, MS, University of Nebraska Medical Center
3:30 – 4:15 pm MWAFMR Award Presentations
4:15 – 5:00 pm New Investigator Session
   Award recognition and presentations of:
   2019 Outstanding Young Investigator
   2019 Early Career Development Award Recipient(s)
5:00 – 6:30 pm Poster Session A & Opening Reception
   2019 Outstanding Young Investigator and Early Career Development Awardees also on display
6:30 – 8:00 pm

59th Annual Max Miller Lecture in Diabetes Research at the Metabolism Club
   Moderators: Dawn B. Davis, MD, PhD, University of Wisconsin-Madison; Terry G. Unterman, MD,
   University of Illinois at Chicago

   Terry D. Hinds, Jr. PhD, University of Toledo
   Brian T. O'Neill, MD, PhD, University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine
   Laurie J. Goodyear, PhD, Harvard Medical School

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

Internal Medicine Lecture
   Moderator: Rachel Caskey, MD, MAPP, University of Illinois at Chicago

Friday, April 5

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
9:15 – 9:30 am CSCTR Annual Business Meeting
   Timothy B. Niewold, MD, President and Debra Romberger, MD, Secretary/Treasurer report on
   CSCTR activities over the last year. 
9:30 – 10:30 am Department Chair Session I
10:30 – 11:30 am Department Chair Session II
11:30 am – 1:00 pm Poster Session B and Lunch
Editorial Luncheon Meeting
1:15 – 2:15 pm CSCTR Hickam Lecture
2:15 – 3:00 pm Research Innovations
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