Best Practices in Mentoring Postdocs: Academia and Beyond

2016 National Postdoc Appreciation Week (NPAW)

All members of the BWH research community are invited to join us for a special NPAW panel discussion moderated by Dr. Cynthia Morton, the William Lambert Richardson Professor of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Biology and Professor of Pathology at HMS and Director of Cytogenetics at BWH. The panel will feature senior faculty and focus on best practices in mentoring postdocs for careers in academia and industry.

Panel Moderator

Cynthia Morton, PhD, William Lambert Richardson Professor of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Biology; Professor of Pathology; Director of Cytogenetics at BWH


Paul Anderson, MD, PhD, BWH Chief Academic Officer and Senior Vice President of Research, K. Frank Austen Professor of Medicine

Guillermo Garcia-Cardeña, PhD, Associate Professor of Pathology; Director, Laboratory for Systems Biology at the BWH Center for Excellence in Vascular Biology

Christine Seidman, MD, Thomas W. Smith Professor of Medicine and Genetics; Investigator at the Howard Hughes Medical Institute; Director of the Brigham Research institute (BRI); founding Director of the BWH Cardiovascular Genetics Center; President of the Association of American Physicians.

Brigham and Women’s Hospital celebrates National Postdoc Association Week (NPAW) annually to foster awareness and to recognize the contributions that postdocs make to the U.S. scientific research enterprise. The Center for Faculty Development & Diversity is grateful to BWH postdocs for their hard work and commitment!

Free Affiliate NPA membership for BWH postdocs!

Brigham and Women’s Hospital is a sustaining member of the National Postdoctoral Association, which makes a free NPA Affiliate Membership available to BWH postdocs.  This includes a subscription to NPA’s quarterly newsletter (Postdocket), its periodic e-mail Alerts (E-Alerts), access to all members-only content on the NPA website, as well as great discounts and special rates.  Enrollment as an affiliate member is based on the use of the e-mail address associated with your institution.  Private or personal emails will not be accepted.  BWH Postdocs are encouraged to sign up.