Research Retreat 2013


Date: Saturday, February 9, 2013
Time: 7:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.
Location: Wolstein Research Building
2103 Cornell Road
Cleveland, OH 44106

The overall theme of the Department of Medicine Research Retreat is evolution and diversification. Our goals are to evaluate basic, translational and clinical research within the Department and develop a strategic plan for enhancement of infrastructure, research themes and directions.

Retreat Agenda

Introduction & State of the Department

7:30-8:00 a.m.: Arrival and Continental Breakfast
8:00-8:10 a.m.: Introduction and Goals of Retreat: Richard Walsh, MD
8:10-8:30 a.m.: State of Department of Medicine Research Activities: Thomas Hostetter, MD

Pleanary Session 1: Models of Established and Emerging Interdisciplinary Research Programs in the Department of Medicine

8:30-9:00 a.m.: Scientific work & Harrington Institute: Jonathan Stamler, MD
9:00-9:30 a.m.: Scientific work & UH Cleveland Medical Center/VA collaborations: Robert Bonomo, MD
9:30-10:00 a.m.: Scientific work & CTSA/CRU: Jackson Wright, MD

10:00-10:15 a.m.: BREAK

Breakout Sessions: Each participant will attend 2 breakout sessions
10:15-11:00 a.m.: Breakout #1
11:15-12:00 p.m: Breakout #2

Session #1: Evolving NIH/Federal Funding Landscape
Leaders: Richard Walsh, MD and Fabio Cominelli, MD, PhD

Session #2: Recruitment, Mentoring and retention of Young Investigators
Leaders: Mukesh Jain, MD and Aaron Proweller, MD

Session #3: Team research/Multi PI’s: Multidisciplinary Research Themes
Leaders: Amitabh Chak, MD and Robert Salata, MD

Session #4: Enhancing Industry-sponsored Research Opportunities
Leaders: Neal Meropol, MD and Marco Costa, MD

12:00-12:15 a.m.: BREAK - Boxed lunches will be provided

Plenary Session 2: Summary Reports from Breakout Sessions and Discussion

12:15-1:15 p.m.: Moderated by Thomas Hostetter, MD


Research Retreat Summary and Presentations

Research Retreat Summary.doc
Research Retreat Overview.ppt by Thomas Hostetter, MD
Financing the Research Mission: The Future of Federal Funding.ppt by Richard Walsh, MD
Enhancing Industry-Sponsored Research Opportunities.ppt by Marco Costa, MD, PhD and Neal Meropol, MD
Team Science Action Plans.ppt