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The AMA EXPO concluded Friday, Nov. 15 with the announced winners of the AMA Research Symposium.

AMA Research Symposium

The AMA Research Symposium took place during the 2019 AMA Interim Meeting in San Diego. The symposium included poster presentations and presentations as part of the oral competition. Participants submitted their work under several research categories.

Student winners:

  • Basic Science: Ari Stone
    • Abstract Title: Printed Paranasal Sinuses as a Model for Studying Medication and Irrigation Delivery
  • Health System Science: Arash Delavar
    • Abstract Title: Treatment Amenability and Cancer Survival Disparities by Place of Residence in the United States
  • Medical Education or Wellness Innovation: Michael Bagg
    • Abstract Title: The Impact of Firearm Safety Counseling Education on Pediatric Residents

Resident winners:

  • Basic Science: Pouya Hemmati
    • Abstract Title: Determining the Critical Window of Innate Cardiomyocyte Proliferation Capacity in the Mammalian Heart
  • Health System Science: Brett Tracy
    • Abstract Title: Community Distress and Social Vulnerability as Predictors of Traumatic Violence and Death
  • Medical Education or Wellness Innovation: Nicole Anderson
    • Abstract Title: Transforming Pediatric ICU Opportunities for Fourth Year Medical Students – A Curriculum Innovation

IMG winners:

  • Basic Science: Nimesha De Fonseka
    • Abstract Title: KISS1/KISS1R Signaling in Pulmonary Lymphangioleiomyomatosis
  • Health System Science: Thulasee Jose
    • Abstract Title: Use of Electronic Nicotine Delivery Devices by Patients: Medical Informatics Solution To Optimize Electronic Health Records At A Large US Hospital
  • Medical Education or Wellness Innovation: Akram Alashari
    • Abstract Title: HCAHPS: How Our Department Went from the Lowest to the Highest Percentile Scores in One Year

AMA Research Symposium documents

EXPO documents

2019 AMA EXPO agenda (PDF)

AMA Career Fair

Connect with recruiters to learn more about residency programs and health care institutions of varying sizes.

Residency institution exhibitors will have the opportunity to market their program(s) to medical students who are seeking placement in a residency program.

AMA Group Member exhibitors will have the chance to market their organization to both residents and young physicians seeking career opportunities within a medical group or health system.


AMA Research Symposium

1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
All poster participant check-in / Poster set-up for both competition and showcase

2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Judge check-in

3:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Poster showcase

4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Poster presentation competition and judging

AMA Career Fair

12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Exhibitor check-in/set up

1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Career Fair and general exhibitors

Travel Info

Manchester Grand Hyatt, Grand Hall C-D

1 Market Place

San Diego, CA 92101

ph: (619) 232-1234