Department of Family and Community Medicine

2022 Annual Regional Family Medicine Residency Research Symposium


Key Note Speaker

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Roberto Cardarelli

Roberto Cardarelli, DO, MHA, MPH, FAAFP

Dr. Cardarelli is professor and chair for the Department of Family and Community Medicine at the University of Kentucky College of Medicine. He also serves as chief medical officer for ambulatory services for UK HealthCare. He received his doctor of osteopathy and master of public health degrees from University of North Texas Health Science Center at Fort Worth and his master in health administration from the University of Cincinnati. Dr. Cardarelli completed a residency in family medicine and a fellowship in faculty development at Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas. He is board certified by the American Board of Family Medicine and a fellow of the American Academy of Family Physicians. 

Dr. Cardarelli is recognized in implementation science and clinic transformation research in chronic pain management, lung cancer screening, tobacco cessation, care transitions, and cardiovascular health. He has been funded by NIH and numerous federal and nonfederal organizations. He was the founder of the North Texas Primary Care Practice-based research Network and immediate past director of the Kentucky Ambulatory Practice-based Research Network that focused in helping primary care clinics in implementing QI models to improve care delivery. His career has integrated research, education, health administration, and patient care to drive impactful change across populations.




The final Posters/PowerPoints for oral presentations should be submitted via email to by the deadline May 15, 2022.


Abstract Submissions


Abstract submission has clsoed.

Residents, and fellows, from the invited programs are encouraged to submit abstracts for posters and presentations. Abstracts will be in the standard Introduction, Method, Results, and Conclusion format and should not exceed 2500 characters excluding spaces. Individuals submitting an abstract will be named as the primary author and their email will be used as the main point of contact. Feel free to utilize the authorship tab in the submission link below to list all the other authors also.

We invite all types of research including:

  • Clinical research
  • Evidence-based reviews
  • Quality Improvement projects: completed/work-in-progress
  • Case reports
  • Community projects
  • Educational research /Curriculum development