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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.*

September 8, 2021
Panel: Research after clinical training

Megan Cooper, MD, PhD
Associate Professor
Pediatrics- Rheumatology

Laneshia Tague, MD, MSCI
Medicine – Pulmonary & Critical Care

Lila Nolan, MD
Clinical Fellow
Pediatrics – Newborn Medicine

Ruben Nava, MD
Assistant Professor
Surgery – Cardiothoracic Surgery

October 13, 2021
Seminar: Career Development Awards, Foundation Funders

Jacqui Hawkins, PhD
Director, Scientific Training of Physician-Scientists

Danny Jascheck
Sr. Associate Director, Corporate and Foundation Relations

Glenn Floyd
Associate Director, Corporate and Foundation Relations

November 10, 2021
Seminar: Physician-Scientist Career Path and Milestones

Wayne M Yokoyama, MD
Sam J. Levin and Audrey Loew Levin Professor
Director, Medical Scientist Training Program
Associate Dean, Division of Physician-Scientists

December 8, 2021

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

March 9, 2022

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