Capstone Projects 

The Capstone Poster Session is the culmination of the MSA program. All graduating medical students matriculating after 2006, including students meeting the MSA requirements through the Research Track or the MSTP program, present their work in a formal poster presentation. 

The 2021 event was on March 2.  All School of Medicine Phase IV students (Class of 2021) presented their scholarly works and Phase I students (Class of 2024) judged presentations.      

Faculty members from across campus volunteer their time and expertise to evaluate the student’s posters and presentations. In addition, the students also evaluate the work of their peers; selecting a 'Student's Choice' poster(s) from each of the 5 MSA thematic areas. 

In 2020, there were approximately 160 student presenters, and 50 faculty evaluators. Our goal is for each student to be visited by at least two faculty judges. If you are a CU SOM faculty member and are interested in evaluating posters during the Capstone event please fill out the faculty registration form. If you would like addition information, please contact the MSA program at The Capstone is held during the ICC 8004 course, when all 4th year medical students are on campus. 


Contact Information 

MSA Course Director:

Thematic Areas and Associate Directors:

Global Health:

Program Coordinator: 

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