New York City Epidemiology Forum (NYCEF)

Fourth Annual Conference 


NYU School of Medicine

550 1st Ave 

New York, NY 10016


Friday, February 17th, 2017

8:30 am – 4:30 pm




NYCEF provides a forum for regular contact and exchanges between epidemiologists working in academic and other institutions in the New York City Metropolitan Area, with a special focus on junior researchers, including junior faculty, post-docs, fellows, and doctoral students. NYCEF fosters increased awareness about research conducted in other institutions in New York City and surrounding areas, and provide opportunities for researchers to present their work, with the overall goals of promoting bilateral or multi-site collaborative projects and enhancing career opportunities for junior investigators.


Participating Institutions

Institutions participating in NYCEF include: Albert Einstein College of Medicine, CUNY Graduate School of Public Health and Health Policy, Hofstra Northwell School of Medicine, Icahn Medical School at Mount Sinai,  Mailman School of Public Health at Columbia University, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, New York Academy of Medicine, NYC Department of Health and Mental Hygiene, New York University School of Medicine and College of Global Public Health, the School of Public Health at Rutgers University, SUNY Downstate School of Public Health, SUNY at Stony Brook, New York Medical College, and Weill Cornell Medical College.



The annual NYCEF conference provides a forum for epidemiologists working in the New York City area to present their work and discuss opportunities for collaborations. The Conference includes oral presentations, posters and discussion sessions. The Conference is expected to lead to new collaborative activities, such as networks with shared resources, joint educational programs, etc.



Epidemiologists working in the New York City area are invited to submit an abstract through the Conference website, and to register for the Conference. A Scientific Committee, including representatives from each institution, reviews the abstracts, selects and assigns them to thematic sessions.

Abstracts are expected to include on-going or recently completed projects, as well as plans for new projects.  Abstracts will be collated in an e-book. Awards will be given to the best abstracts.


Practical Information

Conference website for abstract submission and registration:

Deadline for abstract submission: December 19, 2016

Notification of abstract selection: January 10, 2017

Deadline for registration:  February 15, 2017


No registration fee will be charged.

Refreshments (breakfast, lunch and afternoon coffee) will be provided.