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2019 Duke Physician-Scientist Symposium

Thursday, November 15, 2018
Rodger Liddle

The second annual Duke Physician-Scientist Symposium will be held on January 9, 2019 in the Trent-Semans Center Great Hall, from 1pm to 7pm.

The goal of the event is to bring together physician-scientists from all career levels for a scientific and career development symposium and to celebrate the accomplishments of Duke physician-scientist faculty and trainees. Importantly, the symposium will feature the second annual Dr. Nancy C. Andrews Physician-Scientist Lectureship by Rodger Liddle, MD. The full agenda is detailed in the attached flyer.

The symposium is free to attend, but please register to facilitate reception planning.

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1:00 - 1:10 pm Welcome
1:10 - 2:00 pm Trainee talks
2:00 - 2:20 pm Break
2:20 - 2:40 pm Sallie Permar, MD, PhD, Associate Dean for Physician-Scientist Development
New Physician-Scientist Support Initiatives
2:40 - 3:00 pm Neil Aggarwal, MD, MBA, MA, Chief, Lung Biology and Disease Branch, Division of Lung Diseases, NHLBI
NIH Initiatives to Build the Physician-Scientist Pipeline
3:00 - 3:30 pm Group discussion of NIH and Duke Physician-Scientist Initiatives
3:30 - 3:50 pm Break
3:50 - 4:40 pm Trainee talks
4:40 - 6:00 pm Rodger Liddle, MD, Professor of Medicine, Division of Gastroenterology
2nd Annual Dr. Nancy C. Andrews Physician-Scientist Lectureship
6:00 - 7:00 pm Reception


Organizing Committee

  • Andrew Alspaugh, MD, PhD
  • Gowthami Arepally, MD
  • Katherine Barrett, MA
  • Bradford Becken, MD
  • Gerard Blobe, MD, PhD
  • Bridgette Christopher, MD, PhD
  • Stephanie Freel, PhD
  • Rasheed Gbadegesin, MD, MBBS
  • Gentzon Hall, MD
  • Rasheeda Hall, MD
  • Christopher Holley, MD, PhD
  • Matthew Kelly, MD, MPH
  • Cynthia Moylan, MD
  • Sallie Permar, MD, PhD
  • Brianna Petrone