The Physician Scientist: An endangered species that can be saved, and my translational pathway

Cardiology Grand Rounds

Friday, February 23, 2024 at 12:00 PM

This grand round has been canceled.

James L035 - Columbus, OH
February 23rd, 2024
1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit Hours


Dr. Smith is currently an associate professor of medicine with tenure at The Ohio State University. He obtained his medical degree from Temple University School of Medicine in 2006. He completed his internal medicine residency at Barnes-Jewish Hospital/Washington University in 2009, and completed his general cardiology and heart failure/transplant fellowships at Ohio State. He also completed a research fellowship and Masters in Public Health from Ohio State in 2014. He was awarded the James V. Warren Fellowship Research Award in 2014, in 2017 he received the Denman Distinguished Undergraduate Research Mentor award, and in 2019 he was the Landacre Research Honor Society Distinguished Researcher of the Year. Dr. Smith has established his independent research lab via funding from the Robert Wood Johnson Faculty Development Grant in 2015, a NIH K08 Grant in 2017, and a NIH R01 Grant in 2019. He has current R01 funding as PI, is Co-I on several grants, and is the co-PI on a novel T32 postdoctoral fellowship grant. His research program spans basic cardiovascular research to population health, diversity, and health outcomes. He has an MPH in clinical and translational research, with a courtesy appointment in the College of Public Health at Ohio State. He is currently the associate program director for the cardiovascular medicine fellowship program, Vice Chair for Diversity, Equity and Inclusion in the Department of Internal Medicine, and the Chief Diversity Officer for the Heart and Vascular Institute.

Dates and Times

Start: 2/23/2024 12:00 PM
End: 2/23/2024 1:00 PM


Recognize the challenges facing clinician and physician scientists
Identify translational opportunities in cardio-oncology and heart failure


  • Dr. Sakima Smith, MD
    • The Physician Scientist: An endangered species that can be saved, and my translational pathway


James L035
460 W 10th ave
Columbus, OH 43210

Accreditation Statement

The Ohio State University is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME®) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

AMA Credit Designation Statement

The Ohio State University designates this live activity for a maximum of 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s) . Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

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Jami Jasper
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