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Why Attend

Year after year, the Military Health System Research Symposium (MHSRS) provides a collaborative setting for the exchange of information between military providers with deployment experience, research and academic scientists, international partners, and industry on research and related health care initiatives.


As the premier scientific meeting that focuses specifically on the unique medical needs of the Warfighter, you probably don’t need a lot of to attend—but, we’ve laid out the Top 5 Reasons you won’t want to miss this event:


1. Experience the best in Warfighter education.

At MHSRS, you’ll find unparalleled educational opportunities on Warfighter Medical Readiness, Expeditionary Medicine, Warfighter Performance, and Return to Duty. Hear expert advice and best practices with a mix of 1,900+ highly vetted sessions, plenaries, and posters.

2. Hear from visionary leaders and experts in the field.

The MHSRS brings together military, government, academia, and industry experts for four days of critical conversations and intensive idea sharing. These presenters will share their latest research findings and challenges on topics including combat casualty care, military operational medicine, clinical and rehabilitative medicine, medical simulation and information sciences, military infectious diseases, and the radiation health effects.

3. Grow your network.

The MHSRS provides a collaborative event that brings together nearly 3,000 healthcare professionals, researchers, and DoD leaders for four days of critical learning, intensive idea sharing, and relationship building. Between panel discussions and networking opportunities, you never know who you’ll rub elbows with!

4. Discover the latest solutions.

Experience the latest solutions on the market from more than 100 leading manufacturers and suppliers, as well as companies on the forefront of technology, that are committed to advancing and improving the unique medical needs of the Warfighter. This is an invaluable opportunity to demo products, talk to experts, and get questions answered.

5. Earn valuable continuing education credits.

Earn CE credits toward the AMA, ANCC, or APA certifications with sessions designed to meet the educational needs of clinicians, nurses, and psychologists involved military medicine.