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Military’s Premier Health Research Symposium to be Held Aug. 14-17

Image of Department of Defense leaders recognized innovators in military health IT at the Defense Health Information Technology Symposium on Aug. 8, 2023, in New Orleans, Louisiana. FALLS CHURCH, Virginia – The Military Health System today announced the Military Health System Research Symposium, the Department of Defense’s premier scientific meeting focused on the unique medical needs of the warfighter, will return to Kissimmee, Florida, on Aug. 14, 2023. The theme of this year’s symposium is, “Medical Readiness for the Future Fight.”

FALLS CHURCH, Virginia – The Military Health System today announced the Military Health System Research Symposium, the Department of Defense’s premier scientific meeting focused on the unique medical needs of the warfighter, will return to Kissimmee, Florida, on Aug. 14, 2023. The theme of this year’s symposium is, “Medical Readiness for the Future Fight.”

MHSRS will bring together more than 3,000 military, government, academia, and industry experts for four days of collaboration that will shape the future of military medicine.

Event: The MHS invites media to explore the MHSRS exhibit hall featuring cutting-edge scientific and medical research and technological advances covering dozens of different topic areas, as well as hear experts speak during highly-vetted scientific sessions focused on warfighter medical readiness, expeditionary medicine, and warfighter performance.

Scientific session topics include, but are not limited to:

  • Infectious Disease Prevention and Treatment
  • Warfighter Brain Health and Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Psychological Health and Resilience
  • Medical Artificial Intelligence, Automation, and Decision Support/Predictive Analytics
  • Forward Surgical and Prolonged Care
  • Occupational and Environmental Exposures

A full schedule of scientific sessions is available on the MHSRS website.

Date/Time: Aug. 14-17, 2023, beginning at 8 a.m.
Location: Gaylord Palms Resort and Convention Center, 6000 W Osceola Pkwy, Kissimmee, FL 34746
Additional Information: This is an in-person only event.

Media interested in attending the symposium, or with additional questions, should contact dha.ncr.comm.cal.dha-media@health.mil.

Official MHSRS website: https://mhsrs.health.mil/SitePages/Home

DVIDS feature page: https://www.dvidshub.net/feature/mhsrs2023

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