Lab Tech

The CHOP Office of Postdoctoral Affairs provides you with articles and information that will help you to learn new and useful skills, and teach you how to navigate the CHOP research environment. The Trainee Resources page may have additional links and tools to assist you.

The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia - National Postdoctoral Association Connection

The National Postdoctoral Association (NPA) is a member-driven, non-profit organization dedicated to providing a national voice for postdoctoral fellows. CHOP has a longstanding relationship with the NPA. Our institutional membership provides you with access to a FREE affiliate membership and a number of professional development resources on their Web site. Please contact us with any registration questions you may have.


Articles of Interest

Trevor M. Penning, PhD, Professor of Pharmacology and Director of the Center of Excellence in Environmental Toxicology at the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania, provided an overview of how to start-up and run an academic research laboratory.

The NIH Office of Intramural Training & Education (OITE) has a number of videocasts that may be of interest to research trainees. UPDATED - Grant Writing 101 on January 18 / Industry Careers Overview and Job Packages on January 24

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.

On March 15, 2012, Debra Hamilton, Program Director at the CHOP Leadership Institute, discussed ways to handle conflict in the workplace.

The Center for Biomedical Informatics of The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia and Temple University announce the development of an educational collaboration with regards to an Informatics Certificate Program. The purpose of the program is to provide CHOP employees with the opportunity to pursue an academic credential, which focuses on informatics.