UTSA, the San Antonio Military Health System (SAMHS) and UT Health San Antonio would like to invite you to the fifth annual SAMHS and Universities Research Forum (SURF), a regional event that highlights the latest research and discoveries of trainees, faculty, staff and students working to improve health outcomes and readiness.

Forum participants will have the opportunity to present and share innovations in research, practice, and policy; earn continuing education credits/units (e.g., CME, CNE, CDE); and connect with scholars and practitioners for future education, research, policy, and practice collaborations. The event will include paper and poster sessions, panel discussions, a pitch session, and symposia along 12 themes.

SURF 2019 Themes:

  1. Artificial Intelligence/Machine Learning/Data Analytics
  2. Brain Health
  3. Evidence Generation & Translation for Patient-Centered Care
  4. Immunology & Infectious Diseases
  5. Inpatient-Outpatient Care
  6. Oral & Systemic Disease Interactions
  7. Patient Engagement & Continuity of Care
  8. Pre-hospital Trauma & Critical Care
  9. Precision Medicine
  10. Public Health & Wellness
  11. Regenerative & Molecular Medicine
  12. Substance Abuse & Mental Health

SCHEDULE AT A GLANCE

Day One - June 13, 2019
7:00 – 8:00am
Registration

8:00 – 9:30am
Opening Remarks & Keynote Address:
Rear Admiral Mary Riggs – Defense Health Agency (Bio)

9:45 – 12:00pm
Podium Presentations

12:15 – 1:30pm
Lunch & Plenary Session

1:45 – 2:45pm
Podium Presentations

3:00 – 5:00pm
Poster & Networking Session


Day Two - June 14, 2019

7:30 – 8:00am
Registration

8:00 - 8:30am
Day 2 Keynote Address:
Jeffrey W. Stansbury, PhD – University of Colorado Boulder (Bio)

8:30 – 8:45am
Poster Award Announcements

9:00 – 1:00pm
Symposia, Pitch Session, and Other Offerings


SURF 2018 Photo Album