AMA Research Symposium

Research Challenge
AMA Research Symposium
Dec 3 - 6, 2020

The 2020 AMA Research Symposium was hosted virtually from Thursday, Dec. 3 (noon Central) through Sunday, Dec. 6, (noon Central) and featured a research gallery and competition with more than 450 posters from medical students, residents and international medical graduates.

Poster topics included public health, COVID-19, basic science, health systems science, medical education and more.

Wednesday, Jan. 13, 7 p.m. Central

Five top-voted finalists from the symposium were chosen to present their research to a panel of judges and compete to be named the overall winner at the AMA Research Challenge in January!

The finalists are:

  • Victoria Danan
  • Eli Levitt
  • Heerod Malekghassemi
  • Shamsh Shaikh
  • Aimen Vanood

Visit the AMA Research Challenge page to review the finalists' posters and find out how to watch the competition on Jan. 13.

Visit the symposium event information page for FAQs, the poster directory with a full list of the posters that participated in the symposium, the official contest rules and more.

The AMA Research Symposium provides medical students, residents/fellows, and international medical graduates a best-in-class opportunity to build and showcase research and engage with the AMA beyond traditional policy and advocacy opportunities.

Abstracts were submitted for topics including: public health, basic science, health system science, medical education/wellness innovation, and clinical vignettes.

COVID-19 related abstracts were encouraged for submission under the public health topic this year.