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On this page you will find information on conferences, symposia and research days. Note that this is not at all a comprehensive list of conferences. Please take note of conference abstract deadlines, as some are coming up soon and some have already passed. Please notify Mark Trottier if you have questions or information about other notable conferences.

2018-2019 Conferences and Research Days

Note: The below list is not fully updated for the upcoming year.  In some cases, dates from the previous year have been left in place and will be updated when the new dates/times/locations have been posted.

Updated: 01/28/2019


Conference on Adolescent Health

April 11-12, 2019. Detroit Marriott at the Renassaince Center

Abstract Deadline – PASSED


18th Annual Pediatric Research Day

March 27, 2019.  Breslin Center, East Lansing, MI

Call for abstracts

Abstract Deadline – January 25, 2019

Contact for more information


Grand Rapids Citywide Research Day

Wednesday, April 24, 2019.  DeVos Place, Grand Rapids, MI

Submit abstracts here:

Abstract Deadline – February 15, 2019, 11:59pm



2nd Annual Student and Resident Rural Health Research Day: Encouraging Research Throughout Rural Michigan 

April 25-26, 2019.  Soaring Eagle Casino and Resorce, Mt Pleasant, MI

Link to flyer

Abstract Deadline - Febrary 22, 2019

Note: Accepts abstracts for completed studies and "works in progress"



14th Annual GMEI Mid-Michigan Research Day

Thursday, April 18, 2019.  Jack Breslin Student Events Center, East Lansing, MI

Abstract Deadline - March 4, 2019; 9:00AM

Note: Due to space limitations, priority will be given to Lansing-area presenters


20th Annual MSUFAME Community Research Forum

Wednesday, May 2, 2018. Holiday Inn, Gateway Centre, Flint, MI 

Abstract Deadline – February 1, 2019 (submission period opens 12/1/2018)


ACP Michigan Residents/Medical Students Day

May 3, 2019. Wyndham Gardens Sterling Inn, Sterling Heights, MI

Abstract Deadline - February 17, 2019; 5:00PM


42nd Annual Michigan Family Medicine Research Day

Thursday, May 23, 2019.  Johnson Center, Cleary University, Howell, MI


Abstract Submission deadline – check site February 2019


ACP Michigan Annual Fall Scientific Meeting

October 10-13, 2019.  Amway Grand, Grand Rapids, MI

Abstract Submission deadline – check site for updates

Note: Abstract submissions limited to 170 resident submissions and 30 medical student submissions


Michigan State Medical Society Annual Scientific Meeting

October 24-27, 2018.  Sheraton Detroit, Novi

Student and Resident Research Symposium Abstract Submission deadline – PASSED




ACP Internal Medicine Meeting 2019

April 11-13, 2019. Philadelphia, PA

Medical student clinical vignette & research deadline: 11/14/2018

Resident clinical vignette deadline: 11/21/2018

Resident research deadline: 11/28/2018


ACOG (Ob/Gyn) Annual Clinical and Scientific Meeting

May 3-6, 2019. Nashville, TN

Abstract deadline: PASSED


AAFP (Family Medicine) National Conference of Family Medicine Residents and Students

July 25-27, 2019. Kansas City, MO

Abstract deadline: April 1, 2019.


ACEP (Emergency Medicine) Scientific Assembly 2018

October 27-30, 2019. Denver, CO

Abstract deadline:  check site June 3, 2019


AAP (Pediatrics) Experience - National Meeting 2019

October 25-29, 2019. New Orleans, LA

Abstract deadline: submission site opens Feb. 8, 2019