Thank you for your interest in attending the San Antonio Military Health System (SAMHS) and Universities Research Forum (SURF) on Friday, June 16, 2017.

Although the registration system has closed, you can register on site the day of the event.

If you have any questions or concerns, please contact:

Jaclyn Shaw, Director for Research Support, The University of Texas at San Antonio (jaclyn.shaw@utsa.edu; 210-458-6767)

Description

San ​Antonio ​is ​a ​unique ​city, ​serving ​as ​a ​leader ​in ​government ​and ​civilian ​healthcare ​research ​through ​organizations ​like ​the ​San ​Antonio ​Military ​Health ​System ​(SAMHS), ​The ​University ​of ​Texas ​Health ​Science ​Center ​at ​San ​Antonio ​(UTHSCSA), ​and ​The ​University ​of ​Texas ​at ​San ​Antonio ​(UTSA). ​These ​institutions ​invite ​you ​to ​the ​second ​annual ​SAMHS ​and ​Universities ​Research ​Forum ​(SURF), ​a ​local ​event ​to ​showcase ​the ​work ​of ​trainees, ​faculty, ​staff ​and ​students ​from ​multiple ​disciplines ​and ​public ​health ​agencies ​across ​San ​Antonio. ​The ​forum ​will ​be ​held ​on ​Friday, ​June ​16, ​2017, ​at ​The ​University ​of ​Texas ​at ​San ​Antonio ​Main ​Campus, ​H-E-B ​University ​Center ​Ballroom ​(HUC ​1.104) ​from ​8:00 ​A.M. ​- ​5:00 ​P.M. ​Registration ​opens ​at ​7:00 ​A.M. ​Registration ​and ​parking ​are ​free.

With ​the ​theme ​“Evidence-Based ​Practice ​& ​Research ​in ​Healthcare: ​Encouraging ​Collaborative ​Partnerships”, ​forum ​participants ​will ​have ​the ​opportunity ​to ​present ​and ​share ​research, ​practices, ​policies, ​and ​collaborations; ​earn ​continuing ​education ​credits/units ​(e.g., ​CME, ​CNE); ​and ​connect ​with ​scholars ​and ​practitioners ​from ​SAMHS, ​academic ​institutions, ​and ​public, ​government, ​and ​private ​organizations ​and ​agencies ​for ​future ​education, ​research, ​policy, ​and ​practice ​collaborations.

Research, ​practices, ​policies, ​and ​collaborations ​will ​be ​shared ​in ​paper ​and ​poster ​sessions, ​roundtable ​discussions, ​and ​symposia ​along ​eleven ​focus ​areas/learning ​tracks:

• ​Pre-Hospital ​Trauma
• ​Inpatient ​and ​Outpatient ​Care
• ​Technology ​and ​Innovation ​in ​Healthcare
• ​Preventative ​Medicine
• ​Personalized ​Medicine ​(Precision ​Medicine)
• ​Public ​Health/Wellness
• ​Patient ​Safety
• ​Regenerative ​Medicine
• ​Medical ​Modeling ​and ​Simulation
• ​Policy, ​Practice, ​and ​Collaborations
• ​Open: ​This ​category ​is ​open. ​Author’s ​work ​is ​related ​to ​protecting, ​maintaining, ​and ​improving ​health.

Abstracts ​for ​presentation ​will ​be ​accepted ​from ​Friday, ​December ​2, ​2016, ​to ​Friday, ​February ​3, ​2017.
For ​additional ​information, ​including ​submitting ​an ​abstract, ​go ​to ​the ​SURF ​website: ​

 ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​http://research.utsa.edu/surf/

Contact: ​Jaclyn ​Shaw, ​Assistant ​Director ​for ​Faculty ​Development, ​Research ​Support, ​The ​University ​of ​Texas ​at ​San ​Antonio ​via ​email ​(jaclyn.shaw@utsa.edu) ​or ​phone ​(210-458-6767). ​

NOTE: ​To ​complete ​your ​online ​registration, ​do ​not ​use ​Internet ​Explorer. ​Please ​use ​another ​browser.

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