UPMC Family Medicine Scholarship Day

UPMC Family Medicine Scholarship Day
May 10, 2019
11:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Altoona Grand Hotel Conference Center

Hosted by UPMC Altoona Family Physicians

The first annual UPMC Family Medicine Scholarship Day seeks to provide a venue for high-quality UPMC Family Medicine projects, as well as a format to share and disseminate scholarly ideas and activity.

Program Objectives:

  • Showcase the unique and outstanding scholarly projects being done across the UPMC Family Medicine programs.
  • Increase awareness of educational and patient-based research being done across the field of family medicine.
  • Broaden medical students’ perspective of the scope of family medicine.
  • Promote collaboration and unity among the UPMC Family Medicine programs.
  • Enhance the quality and quantity of scholarly activity being done by the UPMC Family Medicine programs.
  • Allow residents and faculty to more easily meet scholarly activity requirements.

Program Overview:

11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.       Registration

11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.       Poster Set-Up

11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.       Buffet Lunch

12:30 p.m. to 1:15 p.m.         Dedicated Poster Time

1:15 p.m. to 2:15 p.m.           Presentations 1 to 5  (10 minutes each)

2:15 p.m. to 2:35 p.m.          PLENARY #1
                                                  Level of Evidence vs. Strength of Recommendation
                                                  Greg Castelli, PharmD, BCPS

2:35 p.m. to 3:05 p.m.          Dedicated Poster Time and Refreshments

3:05 p.m. to 3:25 p.m.         PLENARY #2
                                                 
Research vs. Quality Improvement
                                                 Presenter TBA

3:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.         Presentations 6 to 10 (10 minutes each)

4:45 p.m.                              Prizes and Closing Remarks

5:00 p.m.                              Adjourn