MUSC Research Day

Research Day 2019

Each year, on the first Friday in November, MUSC holds its annual Perry V. Halushka Research Day (RD). This year, Research Day will be held on Friday, November 5, 2021

We will continue to hold MUSC Research Day virtually for 2021.

2021 Research Day Booklet (pdf)

All Research Day Session Links (pdf)

RD is a great opportunity to practice presentation skills and receive constructive criticism. Awards are also given in special categories including Interprofessional Research, John Vournakis Innovation, Ralph H Johnson VA Medical Center, Center on Aging, Health Humanities and Sigma Xi. New this year is the Technology Applications Center for Healthful Lifestyles(TACHL) award. 

Here is an overview of the TACHL Awards:

TACHL Award - Innovative Strategies to Improve Health Equity or Access to Care
Sponsored by Technology Applications Center for Healthful Lifestyles (TACHL)
$200 First Prize Poster
$100 Second Prize Poster
$200 First Prize Oral
$100 Second Prize Oral

Abstracts should highlight innovative research leveraging technology to equitably improve population health by expanding access to reduce health disparities.

To be considered for this award, presentation or abstracts should include one of the following areas:

  • Strategies to improve access to care utilizing novel technological methodology.
  • Intervention or policy development across the healthcare system or community which aim to reduce or eliminate health inequities.
  • Innovation in mHealth, telehealth, or other technology to improve access to healthcare.
  • Strategies to improve recruitment and retention of minority research participants
  • Aims focused upon health equity, health disparities, and the social determinants of health using technology.

RD also functions as a showcase for the wealth of research being conducted at MUSC and is the day the University truly celebrates its research mission.