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2017 Research Day


The 17th Annual Department of Psychiatry Research Day will take place on June 8, 2017 at the University Club in Oakland.  Mark your calendars and plan to join us for this important event.

Call for Abstracts.  The deadline for submitting an abstract for consideration for a poster is April 7, 2017.  Please download the Call for Abstracts and an Abstract Submission Form.  It is important to follow the instructions and refer to the sample abstract included in the Call for Abstracts when preparing your submission form. We are unable to accept abstracts submitted after the April 7th deadline. 

Registration.  Registration is required to attend this event.  Registration forms will be posted to this page on the web site in the near future.

Schedule of Activities.  Research Day features a variety of activities and offers great opportunities for networking.  The morning poster session will highlight the diverse research conducted by our faculty, trainees, students and staff.  Lunchtime roundtable sessions led by department experts will focus on a variety of research and career development topics. Afternoon activities include a keynote address by a distinguished member of the Department of Psychiatry faculty and the popular Speed Dat(a)ing Session where a small group of investigators present their latest findings on a broad range of topics. We will conclude Research Day with an awards ceremony to present Best Poster prizes and to recognize the outstanding accomplishments of the Department of Psychiatry's faculty and research staff. The detailed schedule of activities for this year's Research Day will be posted to this page in the near future.

Questions.  Please contact Jeanie Knox Houtsinger at [412] 246-6784 or via email at if you have questions regarding this event.