An Evening with DocStars 2023 was an extraordinary event that brought together some of the brightest minds in the field of medical research with generous hearts in our community. This was an unforgettable night of learning and celebration hosted by The Cary Council and presented by the Michael and Abby Gregory Foundation. It was held November 2, 2023, and featured a captivating blend of interactive simulations, delectable cuisine, and the company of esteemed early-stage and established researchers from UT Southwestern Medical Center.

Simulation Stations at An Evening with DocStars 2023

One of the highlights of the evening was the interactive simulation stations, where guests had the opportunity to engage in hands-on experiences that showcased cutting-edge medical research and technology. From testing your skills in laparoscopic surgery to brain wave experiments, attendees were able to get a taste of the groundbreaking work being conducted at the Medical Center. These stations not only provided an immersive learning experience for guests but also served as a testament to the innovation at UT Southwestern.

In addition to the hands-on activities, the event offered a collection of culinary delights with a spread of delicious food and drinks. The carefully curated menu included a wide array of gourmet dishes and beverages that added a bit of spice to the evening.

The DocStars Shined Bright

The real stars of the night were the guests of honor, The Cary Council’s 2023 Early-Stage Research Grant recipients: Dr. Chris Herrera, Dr. Katie Hoge, and Dr. Avanthi Tayi Shah. These investigators are at the forefront of medical breakthroughs and have shown immense promise in their respective fields. Their presence at the event allowed attendees to gain insight into their work and hopefully inspired even more support for early-stage research endeavors. These three doctors represent the future of medical science and were an inspiration to all who attended.

Photo Gallery: An Evening with DocStars 2023

An Evening with DocStars 2023 was a resounding success, combining education, innovation, and celebration in one unforgettable evening. It showcased the remarkable potential of early-stage researchers while providing a platform for collaboration and networking among those passionate about investing in the advancement of medical science – especially at an early stage. The event left attendees inspired and excited about the future of health care and research, and it served as a reminder of the incredible possibilities that lie ahead in the medical field.

Thank You DocStars 2023 Sponsors & Host Committee