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:
Contact: Jaclyn Shaw, Assistant Director for Faculty Development, Research Support, The University of Texas at San Antonio via email (firstname.lastname@example.org) or phone (210-458-6767).
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