Apr
8
Mon
2024
Weekly Work In Progress
Apr 8 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm

Presented by: Liam Rose, PhD
Talk Title: “Causal Inference with Observational Data”

Bio: Liam Rose is a health economist and investigator with the Health Economics Resource Center at VA Palo Alto. His research focuses on applied microeconomics with an emphasis on econometric techniques that can provide causal inference. His work focuses on access to care, utilization, and changes in health in the transitions to Medicare and retirement. Liam has a PhD in Economics from the University of California, Santa Cruz.

Each week, S-SPIRE hosts a Work-In-Progress session (WIP) for faculty members and trainees to present their research and receive feedback on projects in every phase of development—from drafting specific aims pages, to parsing grant review committee comments, to abstracts/papers/methods in preparation.

Please refer inquiries to Ana Mezynski at mezynski@stanford.edu

Apr
15
Mon
2024
Western Vascular Society Annual Meeting Abstract Submission Deadline
Apr 15 all-day

2024 Abstract Submission Form

This is a Call for Abstracts for the Western Vascular Society Annual Meeting

September 7 – 10, 2024
The Broadmoor, Colorado Springs, CO

The deadline for abstract submission is April 15, 2023.
Abstracts submittd by this dealine can be edited until April 18.
Program committee will review abstracts for selection in May.
Authors will be notified of selection by June 1.

Presenters are responsible for their own travel and event registration expenses.
If the authors do not include a Western member, a member sponsor must be obtained.
Abstracts should represent work that has not been presented or published elsewhere.

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If an abstract is accepted for a FULL presentation, the authors are required to submit a manuscript to the JVS by November 7, and inform the society recorder Dr. Niten Singh once submitted. Authors with abstracts accepted for a mini or rapid-fire presentation are encouraged to also submit their manuscripts to the JVS for publication, but this is not required. The manuscripts must be written and formatted in accordance with the “Instructions for Authors” for the JVS.

For more info, please refer to this link: http://westernvascularsociety.org/upcoming-meeting/

Weekly Work In Progress
Apr 15 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm

Presenter: Julian Howland, MD, Postdoctoral Fellow, S-SPIRE Center, Department of Surgery
Talk Title: “Latino Perspectives on Rectal Cancer Care: Results and Insights from the ACUeRDO Study”

Bio: Julian P. Howland, MD, is a postdoctoral fellow at Stanford University’s S-SPIRE Center, working within the Dawes Laboratory. He earned his MD from Stanford University and his BS from the University of Southern Maine. His research focuses on improving surgical management of inflammatory bowel disease and the experiences of Latino colorectal cancer patients in California.

Each week, S-SPIRE hosts an in-person Work-In-Progress session (WIP) for faculty members and trainees to present their research and receive feedback on projects in every phase of development—from drafting specific aims pages, to parsing grant review committee comments, to abstracts/papers/methods in preparation.

Anyone can attend and happy hour conditions apply here. Please refer inquiries to Ana Mezynski at mezynski@stanford.edu

 

Apr
22
Mon
2024
Weekly Work In Progress
Apr 22 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm

Holman Abstract Practice Run by Department of Surgery Residents, Stanford University

Each week, S-SPIRE hosts a Work-In-Progress session (WIP) for faculty members and trainees to present their research and receive feedback on projects in every phase of development—from drafting specific aims pages, to parsing grant review committee comments, to abstracts/papers/methods in preparation.

Please refer inquiries to Ana Mezynski at mezynski@stanford.edu

Apr
29
Mon
2024
Weekly Work In Progress
Apr 29 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm

Presented by: Peiqi Chen, Social Science Research Professional, S-SPIRE Center, Stanford University

Talk Title: “Implementing a Systematic Shield in EMR to Protect All: A Qualitative Analysis of Medical Expert’ Commentary on Universal Child Abuse Screening”

Bio: Peiqi Chen, M.A., B.A., is a Social Science Research Professional at the S-SPIRE Center. She holds a BA from the University of Iowa with a background in Sociology and Psychology. She also gained a certificate in Nonprofit Organization Management & Philanthropy. Currently she is still in her MA program in Social Science at the University of Chicago and writing a thesis about family planning policy evaluation on women’s maternity rights. At S-SPIRE, she assists with clinical researchers on qualitative data gathering and analysis. Before attending Stanford, she completed two internships at nonprofit organizations. She conducted research on social stigma toward COVID19 patient and front-line health workers during the pandemic. Her research interests lie in between sexual health, policy outcomes evaluation, and social welfare improvement for underrepresented population.

Each week, S-SPIRE hosts a Work-In-Progress session (WIP) for faculty members and trainees to present their research and receive feedback on projects in every phase of development—from drafting specific aims pages, to parsing grant review committee comments, to abstracts/papers/methods in preparation.

Please refer inquiries to Ana Mezynski at mezynski@stanford.edu

May
6
Mon
2024
Monthly Work In Progress Session
May 6 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm

Presented by: Heather Selby, PhD, Postdoctoral Scholar, S-SPIRE Center, Department of Surgery, Stanford University.
Talk Title:Enhancing the accuracy of tumor response assessment in rectal cancer using radiomics: Insights from the SFX Trial”

Bio: Heather Selby is a postdoctoral scholar at the S-SPIRE Center in the Stanford Department of Surgery. She is advised by Dr. Arden Morris, Dr. Todd Wagner, Dr. Sandy Napel, and Dr. Vipul Sheth. Her research focus is building MRI-based AI models to identify patients with locally advanced cancer patients who achieve a clinical complete response to neoadjuvant chemoradiotherapy to spare them from surgery and its associated risks.

Each week, S-SPIRE hosts a hybrid-model Work-In-Progress session (WIP) for faculty members and trainees to present their research and receive feedback. These run from September through May each year.

Our monthly WIP sessions (first Monday of every month) features Stanford and guest faculty presentations of well-developed projects. This WIP provides an opportunity to discuss high impact research and create synergy within the Stanford HSR/Surgery communities.

 

May
13
Mon
2024
Canceled – Weekly Work In Progress
May 13 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm

Each week, S-SPIRE hosts a Work-In-Progress session (WIP) for faculty members and trainees to present their research and receive feedback on projects in every phase of development—from drafting specific aims pages, to parsing grant review committee comments, to abstracts/papers/methods in preparation.

Please refer inquiries to Ana Mezynski at mezynski@stanford.edu

May
17
Fri
2024
Society for Medical Decision Making Annual North American Meeting Abstract Deadline
May 17 all-day

SMDM 46th Annual Meeting

The Future of Medical Decision Making…
in the Era of Generative Artificial Intelligence.

October 27 – October 30, 2024

George Sherman Union, Boston University, Boston, MA, USA

Meeting Co-Chairs:

Jagpreet Chhatwal, PhD
Amber E Barnato, MD MPH MS

IMPORTANT DATES:

  • 15 March – Abstract Submission Portal Open
  • 17 May – Abstract Submission Portal Close
  • 25 July – Accepted Oral & Poster Announcements Shared
May
20
Mon
2024
Weekly Work In Progress
May 20 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm

Presented by: Sun Young Jeon, Senior Health and Data Lead, Population Health Sciences.
Talk Title: “Adapting to CMS Policy Changes: What Medicare/Medicaid Researchers Using PHS Data Should Expect

Each week, S-SPIRE hosts a Work-In-Progress session (WIP) for faculty members and trainees to present their research and receive feedback on projects in every phase of development—from drafting specific aims pages, to parsing grant review committee comments, to abstracts/papers/methods in preparation.

Please refer inquiries to Ana Mezynski at mezynski@stanford.edu