Research Day 2025

Research Day 2025 is currently being planned.

Our tentative dates will be May 8 & 9, 2025


Abstract Site Opens:  1/1/25 @ 2:00pm

Abstract Site Closes:  3/28/25 @ 11:59pm

Notification of Abstract Acceptance:  Approx 4/21/25

Research Day:  5/8/25 and 5/9/25

Abstract Instructions:

DEADLINE: The deadline for abstract submissions is March 28, 2025, 11:59 PM ET. Abstracts must be submitted via the abstract submission link below and no late submissions will be accepted.

ABSTRACT SUBMISSIONS: There are no restrictions on the number of submissions you may submit. An individual can be named as the first author on more than one abstract. However, an individual will only be selected to present their work one time/their highest-scoring abstract will be presented. Other abstracts will be included in the program but will not be presented as an oral presentation.

TEMPLATE – The template for submission can be found at this link. 

Submission Link – Once you have revised the template with your abstract, you may submit your abstract using this link. 

DISCLOSURES: You will be asked to complete specific disclosures in order to finalize your submission.

Special thanks to the University of Florida Department of Surgery Research Activities Committee

for helping make the annual Research Day a success:

Scott Berceli, MD, PhD
(Chair, Research Advisory Committee)

Gib Upchurch, MD

Dejana Braithwaite, MD, MSc

Sergio Duarte, Ph.D

Phil Efron, MD

Zhihua Jiang, PhD

Shawn Larson, MD

Tyler Loftus, MD

Robert Maile, PhD

Alicia Mohr, MD

Lyle Moldawer, PhD

Kerri O’Malley, PhD, MHA

Ashish Sharma, MBBS, PhD

Ryan M. Thomas, MD

Kim Wollard, PhD

Ali Zarrinpar, MD, PhD