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8th Annual Research Summit – Collaborate

Wednesday, January 18, 2017 – 7:30 a.m.

2017 Co-chairs

Samuel O. Poore, MD, PhD AND Susan Thibeault, PhD, CCC-SLP

PDF of the 2017 Abstract Book

2017 Research Summit Abstract Book

Cool Science Image Contest

Cool Science Image submission is closed.

New this year! UW Department of Surgery faculty, staff and students are eligible to enter the 2017 UW Department of Surgery Cool Science Image Contest.


Union South
The Marquee
1308 West Dayton Street
Madison, Wisconsin

  • Parking is limited.
  • Public transportation is encouraged and will be available every 15 minutes.
  • Maps and Transportation


Registration is now open!

Please register by January 13, 2017.


Abstract submission is closed.

Abstract Guidelines

  • ALL submitted abstracts WILL have posters at the Research Summit.
  • We will contact you by December 9, 2016, to let you know if your abstract has been selected for an oral presentation or not.

2017 Research Summit Abstract Book

Poster Information

Please click here for additional poster information.

Invited Speakers

Justin Dimick, MD, MPH
University of Michigan Health Systems
George D. Zuidema Professor of Surgery
Chief of the Division of Minimally Invasive Surgery
Director, Center for Healthcare Outcomes and Policy
Associate Chair for Strategy & Finance

Kevin Eliceiri, PhD
Director, Laboratory for Optical and Computational Instrumentation
University of Wisconsin-Madison
Director, Fabrication Lab
Morgridge Institute for Research

“Cell Scale Imaging and Fabrication for Surgical Application”

UW Department of Surgery Featured Speakers Copyright © 2017 The Board of Regents of the University of Wisconsin System