The Samuel Bronfman Department of Medicine held its Annual Housestaff Research Day on May 27, 2010

The Department of Medicine Research Day showcases the collaborative research efforts between faculty and trainees.

New York, NY
 – May 27, 2010 /Press Release/  –– 

The Samuel Bronfman Department of Medicine held its annual Housestaff Research Day on May 27, 2010, showcasing the collaborative research efforts between faculty and trainees.

All Medicine Housestaff members pursing basic or clinical research submitted an abstract and poster. Nearly 60 posters were on display. Participants presented their work to the Research Day Advisory Committee, whose members consist of interdisciplinary faculty, colleagues, and other members of the academic community and administration.

Goutham Narla, MD, PhD, Assistant Professor, Departments of Genetics/Medicine, Director, Physician Scientist Training, Residency Program, introduced the day’s activities. Keynote lecturer David Ginsburg, MD, Investigator, Howard Hughes Medical Institute, James V. Neel Distinguished University Professor of Internal Medicine & Human Genetics, Research Professor, Life Sciences Institute, University of Michigan, led a discussion on, “Von Willebrand Disease (VWD) and Thrombocytopenic Pupura (TTP): Different Sides of the Same Coin.”

Four members of the housestaff — Dmitriy Zamarin, MD, Ype DeJong, MD, Adam Ehrlich, MD and Gregg Lainer, MD — were pre-selected by the Research Day Advisory Committee to give oral presentations before the interdisciplinary audience.

Housestaff Research Day at Mount Sinai serves to strengthen the relationship between faculty and housestaff. Residents and fellows formulate ideas and collaborate with their faculty mentors, furthering the commitment of both parties to ongoing learning and discovery while meeting training requirements.