Junior Fellow/Medical Student
Research Day

Saturday, October 21st

District II Junior Fellow & Medical Student Research Day Contests & Program


7:00 am - 8:00 am
Walk/Run Across the Brooklyn Bridge (ACOG Registration Booth)

To celebrate our coming together at the Annual District II Meeting, the District Junior Fellows are once again organizing a Walk/Run Across the Brooklyn Bridge on Saturday, October 21st.

All meeting attendees are invited to join us at 7:00 am at the ACOG Registration Booth and take a leisurely walk, or a vigorous run, across this iconic bridge. It's fun, it's free, and it's the perfect way to enjoy the spectacular skyline and river views at sunrise. 
Coffee, tea and bottled water will be available.

About the Bridge:

  • The total length of the Brooklyn Bridge is 6016 feet; 1.1 miles.
  • It will take approximately 60 minutes to walk across the bridge and back.
  • Click here for additional information on the Brooklyn Bridge.



Registration is required 

Advanced Surgical Techniques and Suturing in Gynecologic Surgery

  • Session A – 7:30 – 9:00 am
  • Session B – 9:00 – 10:30 am

Operative Vaginal Delivery Workshop

  • 2:00 – 2:45 pm


10:30am – 11:15am 
Junior Fellow/Medical Student Poster Sessions (Grand Ballroom Foyer/Promenade)

Contestants - Click here for poster guidelines and session details 

  • Martin L. Stone, MD Junior Fellow Research Poster Session
  • Medical Student Research Poster Showcase

The 2023 Junior Fellow/Medical Student Research Day poster sessions are an opportunity for District II Junior Fellows and medical students to showcase their research to meeting attendees during this year's Annual District II Meeting. Be sure to visit the poster sessions and help celebrate and support the work of our specialty’s future.


12:00 – 1:00 pm 

See Agenda for options available.

2:15 – 3:00 pm
Time for Action: Addressing Racial Inequities in Maternal Health in NYC (Grand Ballroom Session)
This session will facilitate a discussion on how structural racism impacts maternal health. It will offer ways practitioners can work to improve health outcomes, racial justice, and health equity in maternal care. And will discuss the importance of community-centered, place-based, and patient-centered approaches to achieving health equity

3:00 – 4:00 pm 
Junior Fellow Oral Presentations, Awards and Dessert Reception (Grand Ballroom Session) 
Top scoring authors of the Donald Richardson Research Paper Award and the Martin Stone, MD Junior Fellow Research Day contest will give oral presentations of their research to meeting attendees. Additionally, winners from the Saad Khalil Memorial JF Quality Improvement Challenge, and the Martin Stone Research and Medical Student poster sessions will be announced. Please join us for a fun dessert reception while supporting our Junior Fellows and medical students.

Junior Fellow Research Day Program


4:30 – 5:30 pm
Junior Fellow/Medical Student Mentorship Roundtables (Greenpoint/Williamsburg)
Here Junior Fellows and medical students will speak one-on-one with renowned ACOG Fellow generalists, subspecialists and program directors on applying to residency and fellowships; the subspecialties, practice models, advocacy, work/life balance, and more. Do you have questions about residency applications, the rules for applying to a subspecialty training program, or how to become a physician advocate? Be sure to bring these and all your questions to this session and get answers from the experts!


4:30 – 5:30 pm
Junior Fellow Mock Oral Exams  (Navy Yard/Dumbo) Space is limited, so register early!  

  • Junior Fellows in Practice - Start preparing for your oral exams today. Practice sessions are the key to your success!
  • Residents – Don’t have your residency program’s mock orals be the first time you take part in these exams.


  • Exam overview
  • Case list review (case list provided) and mock exams

5:30 – 6:00 pm
Junior Fellow/Medical Student Mix & Mingle (Greenpoint/Williamsburg Foyer)
Continue your conversations at the Mix & Mingle as you enjoy refreshments while networking in a relaxed and friendly atmosphere. 


6:00 – 7:00 pm
Junior Fellow Advisory Council Meeting (Greenpoint/Williamsburg)
All Junior Fellows and medical students are invited to attend the District II Junior Fellow Advisory Council Meeting. District Junior Fellow officers will report on ongoing projects and initiatives, and upcoming ACOG national and District II activities. Come and learn about ACOG opportunities and how to get involved.

Contact Elizabeth Morris at the ACOG District II office, emorris@ny.acog.org.


The Junior Fellows of District II are selling Annual District Meeting (ADM)  t-shirts and sweatshirts to benefit The Brave House—a community of support for young immigrant women and gender-expansive youth, ages 16-24, with a focus on those who are survivors of gender-based violence.  

Purchase your ACOG District II swag to support the local community and wear it during the walk across the Brooklyn Bridge Saturday morning of the ADM.