On June 14, 2012, the NIH Biomedical Research Workforce Working Group released its initial report reviewing the state of the U.S. biomedical workforce and providing recommendations to support a sustainable research infrastructure.

Effective June 21, 2012, all postdoctoral fellows completing their annual evaluations will be required to use a new version of the CHOP Postdoctoral Fellow Annual Review Form. This form, developed by the Office of Postdoctoral Affairs, is designed to better streamline and organize the review process, while also making electronic completion and submission simpler.

The 2012 Postdoc Conference and Career fair for current postdoctoral fellows takes place on July 12, 2012 in Bethesda, Maryland. Registraton is now open.

SciPhD is providing a seven-part webinar series bringing students through the SciPhD process of preparing for industry careers. The webinars are 20 minute presentations followed by 10 to 15 minute Q&A sessions.

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