Stanford Pathology Research Retreat

To be held on Friday, October 11, 2024

Stanford Pathology Research Retreat 2024

The Pathology Department Research Retreat will be located at the David and Joan Traitel Building of Hoover Institution! Our date will be, Friday, October 11, 2024. We look forward to seeing you at the retreat!

The purpose of our retreat is to allow Stanford Pathology members to become more familiar with the research conducted in the Department, including basic, translational and clinical projects. We hope this will facilitate new opportunities for collaborative studies, research training and enhance prospects for additional funding of such activities. 

This year's retreat will be live-streamed

Even though you may not be able to attend in person please register for the retreat to receive all information to log on and join us virtually on the day of the retreat.

Join us on Friday, October 11, 2024:

  • Keynote Speaker: Dr. Stephen Montgomery
  • Flash Talks: 3-5 minute research presentations
  • Pathology Art: Vote for your favorite research artwork which will be displayed throughout the event.
  • A digital version of your abstract/poster will be available to preview for the week leading up to the day of the retreat on the retreat website. This preview session accounts for 50% of the review process of your abstract. Presenters must also present their abstract poster in person at one of the poster sessions at the retreat.

*Cash prizes are to be awarded in seven categories:

  • Students
  • Postdoctoral Fellows
  • Research Associates
  • CP Residents
  • AP Residents
  • Clinical Fellows
  • Health Disparity Research

Please Note: The committee starts its evaluation process by reviewing the abstracts submitted 2-3 weeks before the day of the retreat. Those that are ranked high in the pool of abstracts submitted per category are then reviewed further in person on retreat day to identify final winners.

*Cash prize amounts are determined at the time of the event; please read the eligibility criteria below

Submit your pathology artwork:

If you wish to contribute, please share a digital image from your clinical or research work that is de-identified and aesthetically pleasing before September 9, 2024. If you have applied any manipulation to the image, it should be uniform throughout the entire image.

During the retreat, you can vote for your top 3 favorite images. The winner will receive a custom-framed metal print of their image from Shiny Prints.

2024 Schedule

Registration OPENS for all
(Attendees & Presenters)

Registration opens May 10, 2024

Registration CLOSES for all (Attendees & Presenters) Monday, September 9, 2024: 5 pm PST

Online PREVIEW of poster presenter information, abstracts, and pathology artwork

October 7-11, Up to the day of the Retreat!
*This preview session accounts for 50% of the review process of your abstract.
THE RETREAT Friday, October 11, 2024: 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Location Details

David and Joan Traitel Building of Hoover Institution
2024 Pathology Research Retreat

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David and Joan Traitel Building of Hoover Institution

435 Lasuen Mall
Stanford, CA 94305
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For general questions about the retreat please contact:

Annie Vo
Project Administrative Manager
Tel: (650) 725-3940

For technical questions or assistance please contact:

Norm Cyr
Medical/Scientific Graphic Design Manager
Tel: (650) 724-1866


Funding provided by the Department of Pathology and The Charles B. Carrington Memorial Prize, through the generous contributions of the Wolfe & Gita Churg Foundation.

All photos are the property of Stanford Pathology, School of Medicine. All rights are reserved.