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Cardiovascular Center Research Retreat

October 18, 2019 | 8:00 am–4:00 pm MCW_Icons_Make_An_Appointment_Green iCAL
Join us as we break down barriers to research within the CVC, exploring new models and approaches to old problems, and building bridges to connect data and investigators to lead to new discoveries.

Keynote Speaker:
Nancy Sweitzer, MD, PhD
Editor-in-Chief of Circulation: Heart Failure and Professor of Medicine
Chief of the Division of Cardiology at the University of Arizona College of Medicine
Director of the University of Arizona Sarver Heart Center

This year’s CVC Research Retreat will again feature a poster session, open to not only trainees (graduate students, medical students, postdoctoral fellows, clinical fellows and residents), but to junior faculty, faculty, community partners, and research support staff as well.

The CVC is encouraging the presentation of original research, as well as community projects, and laboratory bios as well. This is a great opportunity to receive valuable feedback, hone your presentation skills, and promote your lab to the CVC community.

Poster prizes will be available ($300 and $100 Amazon Gift Cards) for 1st and 2nd place for the following categories: Medical Students Graduate Students Postdoctoral Fellows Clinical Fellows & Residents Research Support Staff A number of presenters will be selected from the submitted abstracts to give oral presentations during the retreat. These speakers will be selected by the CVC Research Retreat Trainee Selection Committee.

If you are a trainee and would like to gain scientific session planning experience by taking part in this committee, please contact CVC Research Retreat Trainee Chair, Jennifer Stancill, PhD at If you are interested in presenting a poster at this year’s retreat, please submit the completed Abstract Submission Form to by August 23, 2019.

Event Location

  • Boerner Botanical Gardens
  • 9400 Boerner Dr.
  • Hales Corners, WI 53130
Boerner Botanical Gardens Google map location