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.

15th Annual Research Day

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

W. Alan Guo, MD, Vice Chairman for Research, is coordinating the event.

Please follow these guidelines when submitting your abstract:

  • All abstracts must be submitted electronically in a Word document file, 12 point font, max one page.
  • Limit your abstract to 250 words, including tables and figures.
  • Authors to indicate their department, where studies were conducted and if resident or fellow.
  • Submit via email to
  • You may submit as many abstracts as you like. We will try to choose a balanced program.


Thursday, May 23, 2019
6:45am - 12:30pm

Location & Schedule

Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences building:

  • Grand Rounds (6:45am -7:45am) located in 2nd floor, M&T Auditorium, Room 2120 B, with guest speaker, Dr. Michael Sarr, Professor of Surgery at Mayo Clinic in Rochester, MN.
  • Poster Session (8:00am – 9:00am), located on 2nd floor in atrium outside of Room 2220 A&B
  • Formal Oral Presentations (9:00am – 12:30pm), located on 2nd floor in Room 2220 A&B
  • Lunch to follow immediately (located on 1st floor in Active Learning Center)

Who Can Present

  • Residents
  • Fellows
  • Faculty

Deadline for Submission

Monday, April 1, 2019

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

Pediatric vs Adult Trauma Centers: Closing the Gap in Non- Operative Management of Splenic Injuries – A National Trauma Data Bank Study
Residents, fellows and faculty participated in the annual event.


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