2020 Faculty Research Retreat

The School of Medicine will hold a faculty research retreat on February 7 – 8, 2020 at the Boars Head Inn.

Faculty Research Retreat 2017, plenary session set-up

The event will include concurrent presentations on an array of research topics of interest to SOM faculty. The schedule will include ample opportunity for building research connections, during the structured sessions, lunchtime roundtable sessions, and an informal late afternoon reception.

UVA SOM 2020 Research Retreat Schedule of Events

On Friday, the registration table will be staffed starting at 1:30 p.m.; scientific sessions will run from 2:30 to 6:30. On Saturday, breakfast will begin at 7:30 a.m. and scientific sessions will run from 8:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.


Please use this form to register for the retreat.  Your registration will allow us to plan for meals, lunch roundtable discussions, and our evening receptions.

Registration for 2020 SOM Faculty Research Retreat

  • Saturday luncheon will include the opportunity to participate in roundtable discussions regarding the following research collaborations/initiatives. Please choose one: 1. The integrated Translational Health Research Institute (iTHRIV) to discuss shared research resources and best practices, team science, community engagement, and innovation. 2. The Center for Engineering in Medicine to discuss generating, developing, and translating innovative ideas at the engineering-medicine interface to improve prevention, diagnosis, monitoring, and treatment of disease. 3. The Office of Research Core Administration will convene several Core Directors to discuss your projects and provide advice on how they can support them. Stop by the table and register for a door prize ($500 service in any core). 4. The Oncology Research Information Exchange Network (ORIEN), to discuss how to access and utilize data from one of the largest cancer research networks in the country. 5. Digital Health (e/m/health) researchers will provide a forum for faculty to discuss conducting or utilizing various digital health programs as part of their research, including web-based, mobile, sensor, and other relevant type of applications. 6. Biomedical imaging directors and researchers from multiple departments will discuss the imaging facilities and equipment available at UVa and help connect you to potential collaborators.


If you register for the retreat and later must cancel your attendance, please e-mail ddriscoll@virginia.edu. Thank you.

— SOM Office for Research