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Our CAPSiT events unite physician-scientist trainees at all career stages to give them a unique identity and provide networking opportunities with peers and successful physician-scientists. 

2021-2022 CAPSiT Seminar Schedule

*Unless otherwise specified, CAPSiT events are held at 4:30pm.*


January 12, 2022
Panel: Landing Your First Faculty Job

Abby Green, MD
Assistant Professor, Pediatrics – Infectious Disease

Carl DeSelm, MD, PhD
Assistant Professor, Radiation Oncology

Kory Lavine, MD, PhD
Assistant Professor, Medicine – Cardiovascular


February 9, 2022
Panel: Mentoring the Physician-Scientist

Daniel Link, MD
Alan A. and Edith L. Wolff Professor of Medicine

Abby Spencer, MD, MD, FACP
Professor of Medicine
Vice Chair of Education
Director – Academy of Educators

Steven Mennerick, PhD
Interim Associate Dean for Graduate Education
Professor of Psychiatry and Neuroscience
Feighner Professor of Neuropsychopharmacology
Vice Chair for Research, Psychiatry

Christina Gurnett, MD, PhD
A Ernest & Jane G Stein Professor of Developmental Neurology


March 9, 2022
Seminar: Success with K and F awards

Nastaran Zahir, PhD
Chief, Cancer Training Branch
Center for Cancer Training 
National Cancer Institute


April 13, 2022
Seminar: Publishing, A Journal Editor’s Perspective

Deborah Veis, MD, PhD
Professor, Medicine and Pathology & Immunology
Editor-in-chief, Journal of Bone and Mineral Research


May 11, 2022
Speaker: Jeffrey I Gordon, MD

Dr. Robert J. Glaser Distinguished University Professor


May 23, 2022
Second Annual WU Physician-Scientist Symposium

The symposium will be an all-day event – more details to come