Center for Collaborative Research

GME Research Team
Joseph Portoghese, MD, FACS
Chief Academic Officer, Designated Institutional Official
Research in GME

The objective of the Graduate Medical Education Research Office is to create a multidisciplinary and collaborative environment to stimulate and support high quality scholarly activities within our department. Our ultimate goal is to advance quality of care and patient related outcomes by providing residents and faculty with the resources, knowledge and infrastructure to plan and conduct transformative biomedical research.

Got research questions? Contact the Center for Collaborative Research (CCR) Our Clinical Academic Research team is available to help you, residents and faculty, with all your scholarly activities, from protocol development and regulatory processes to statistical analysis and manuscript preparation.

Collaborative Research Informational Video

This year Research day was completed virtually. Click on the link below to see all the research, posters, and oral reports for the 2020 Research Day.

2020 Research Day Posters and Presentations

Contact us: General mailbox:

  Julie Pepe, PhD:

  Monica Davila, MD, PhD:

Research Team

Julie Pepe, PhD, Senior Manager and Biostatistician

Monica Davila, MD, PhD, Academic Mentor

Alane Waters, RN, MS, Project Coordinator

Seema Sernovitz, BA, MSED, Medical Editor

Debbie Ott, RN, BSN, RNC-NIC, Clinical Research Coordinator

Natalie Reyes, PhD, BS, Research Coordinator

Sandra Bent, BS, CCRP, Research Coordinator

Yuan Du, BS, MS, Biostatistician

Jingwei Sun, PhD. Health Economist

Fanchao Yi, BS, MS, Biostatistician

Donna Shaver, Academic Research Coordinator

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GME Research Day

Application, Templates and Guidelines

GME Research Day 2020 was canceled due to the CoronaVirus. As an alternative to the conference we have created a booklet of submissions by residents and faculty.