Our mission is to support BWH researchers across the academic continuum, by providing resources to support career and professional development, by encouraging professional responsibility, enhancing the training experience and fostering effective mentoring.

ORC Progress – 2006-2012
  • Development the BWH Postdoc Policy offering best practices in postdoctoral training
  • Development of a broad range of ongoing career development programs, seminars and resources
  • Improved mechanisms for problem resolution
  • Advocacy for the research community
  • Outreach at orientation and through other venues
  • Career guidance, referrals and advice
  • Specialized resources and support for international researchers
  • Community building among BWH postdocs, and across the BWH and HMS affiliates
  • Facilitate the Postdoc Leadership Council and BWH Postdoc Association’s activities
  • General assistance and direction to available resources
  • Provide communication vehicles via email, website and social media
ORC Future Goals – 2013-2014
  • Foster and promote a culture of mentoring
  • Further implementation of aspects of the BWH Postdoc Policy
  • Analyze data collected via entrance, annual and exit surveys and develop responses to issued raised
  • Expand departmental outreach activities