Research Day

Andrew Nordin presenting his poster at Research Day.

Our research day highlights our continued productivity in research and publications. This is a great opportunity to interact with your colleagues and see the diverse research activity in our department.

16th Annual Research Day

We encourage residents, fellows and faculty to participate in this special opportunity to show your work.


Thursday, May 21, 2020
6:45am - 12:30pm

Location & Schedule

All activities will be held in the Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences.

Grand Rounds (6:45am - 7:45am): located in 2nd floor M&T Auditorium, Room 2120B. Presentation by Dr. George Yang , Professor and Vice Chair, VA Affairs, Associate Chief of Staff for Surgical Services, Birmingham VA Medical Center.

Poster Session (7:50am - 8:50am): located in 2nd floor Atrium outside of Room 2220 A & B

BREAK (8:50am - 9:00am)

Formal Oral Presentations (9:00am - 12:10pm): located in 2nd floor Room 2220 A & B

Lunch and Awards (12:10pm): located in the Active Learning Room, 1st floor


All abstracts must be submitted to by Monday, March 16, 2020.


  • Must be submitted electronically in a Word document, 11 point font, max one page
  • Authors MUST indicate their department, where studies were conducted and if resident or fellow
  • Submit to abstracts to Dr. Guo and Michelle Mardocco, Administrative Assistant via email at
  • You may submit as many abstracts as you like.  We will try to choose a balanced program
Dr. Schwaitzberg and 2018-2019 Minimally Invasive Surgery fellow, Dr. Train, at Research Day.

Dr. Schwaitzberg and 2018-2019 Minimally Invasive Surgery fellow, Dr. Train, at Research Day

Prior Research Day News


Vice-Chair for Research

Guo, Weidun Alan

Weidun Alan Guo, MD, PhD, FACS

Professor of Clinical Surgery

Erie County Medical Center DK Miller Building, Third Floor 462 Grider Street Buffalo, NY 14215

Phone: (716) 898-5283; Fax: (716) 898-5029