Houston Methodist Academic Institute

Academy of Physician Scientists/Burroughs Wellcome Fund “Engines of Ingenuity in Medicine” Hybrid Symposium

The Academy of Physician Scientists, an initiative of Texas A&M, Houston Methodist, and the TMC, is one of only ten medical schools in the nation to receive a highly prestigious Burroughs Wellcome Fund (BWF) Physician-Scientist Institutional Award to catalyze highly innovative programs for training physicians for successful academic careers as physician-scientists.

8:00 a.m.  | Poster Viewing
9:15 a.m. | Welcome and Introduction of Scholars and Fellows 
9:45 a.m. | Research Presentations by Scholars and fellows
12:00 p.m. | Keynote | "Working Together to Develop and Translate Technologies that Improve Health Equity” 

Keynote Speaker:

Rebecca Richards-Kortum, Ph.D. 
Malcolm Gillis University Professor;Director
Rice 360 Institute for Global Health 
Department of Bioengineering at Rice University

Lunch will be provided to the first 100 attendees.
There are no fees or registration required.  

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Thursday, June 1 at 8:00am to 4:00pm

Houston Methodist Academic Institute, John Bookout Auditorium 6670 Bertner Ave., Houston, TX 77030

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Academic Institute

Rebecca Richards-Kortum, Ph.D. Malcolm Gillis University Professor Director, Rice 360 Institute for Global Health Department of Bioengineering at Rice University

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