AMA Research Challenge finals

Research Challenge
AMA Research Challenge
Feb 6, 2024

Jesse Kirkpatrick, a third-year medical student from Harvard School of Medicine, is the winner of the 2023 AMA Research Challenge and will be awarded the grand prize of $10,000, presented by Laurel Road. 

The AMA Research Challenge is the largest national, multi-specialty medical research conference for medical students and residents to showcase and present research.

You can also watch the finals on other AMA channels: YouTube, Facebook, LinkedIn.

Top research projects were showcased at the virtual poster symposium and semifinals Oct. 18-20. Five finalists advancing from the semifinals presented their research to an elite panel of judges, with AMA President, Jesse M. Ehrenfeld, MD, MPH, as the host.

2024 Research Challenge finalists
Clockwise, from left: Alice Chen, Jack Gomberg, Jesse Kirkpatrick, Matthew Segar, MD, Srujith Medharametla

Alice Chen

Jack Gomberg

Jesse Kirkpatrick

Srujith Medharametla

Matthew Segar, MD

Kirsten Bibbins-Domingo, MD, PhD, MAS

Editor-in-chief, JAMA and the JAMA Network™

Frederick Chen, MD, MPH

AMA chief health & science officer

Sanjay Desai, MD, MACP

AMA chief academic officer

Jesse Ehrenfeld, MD, MPH

AMA President Jesse M. Ehrenfeld, MD, MPH

Laurel Road is sponsoring the grand prize of $10,000 for the winner of the AMA Research Challenge. Laurel Road is not involved in the judging or scoring process to select the winner. Payment of the grand prize will be directly from Laurel Road. Read the official rules (PDF) for terms and conditions.

Information for the 2024 AMA Research Challenge abstract submissions will be posted once available.

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