Past Events

  • 2017 Apr 28

    Diversity of Options in Science Policy


    Haller Hall, Geological Museum, 24 Oxford Street, Cambridge
    3:00pm to 5:00pm

    If you're considering a career in science policy, you probably think first of the US federal government. But that's not the only place you can make an impact on science policy. Come hear from several professionals who work in a variety of environments, within and outside the federal government.
    Panelists include:  

  • 2017 Apr 25

    Making the Most of your Postdoc


    OCS Conference Room, 54 Dunster Street, Cambridge MA
    3:30pm to 5:00pm

    Postdocs are faced with many obstacles in their pursuit of being an independent investigator, none more frustrating than getting the most out of their training. Jim Gould, director of the HMS/HSDM Office of Postdoctoral Fellows will lay out strategies for choosing the right research environment to thrive as a postdoc as well as planning, and executing, a successful postdoc tenure. Designed for current and future postdocs, the session will cover what you need know, and do, to efficiently advance in your early research career.

  • 2017 Apr 22

    Longwood Medical Area March for Science


    HMS Quad
    11:00am to 2:00pm

    11am rally on HMS quad, featuring keynote speaker HMS Dean George Daley, MD, PhD, with remarks from HMS Dean of Students Fidencio Saldaña and others.

    Rally on the Quad to be followed by a march to Boston Commons to join the Boston March for Science.

    **Join the HMS/HSDM Office for Postdoctoral Fellows for a poster-making session at our monthly coffee house, Thursday, April 20, 9:30-10:30am**

  • 2017 Apr 20

    Postdoc Wine & Cheese Social


    NRB 1031, 77 Ave. Louis Pasteur, Boston
    5:00pm to 7:00pm

    The BWH Postdoc Association, HMS/HSDM Postdoc Association and BWH Office for Research Careers welcome postdocs to attend this networking/social event. Take a break and join your colleagues to expand your network and socialize in an informal setting.
    Wine, beer and soft drinks -- as well as cheese, crackers and fruit -- will be provided!
    Register here


  • 2017 Apr 20

    Postdoc Coffee House & Science March Poster-Making Session


    Gordon Hall, Room 006, 25 Shattuck Street, Boston
    Repeats on the third Thursday of February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November, 12 times .
    9:30am to 10:30am

    Don't be shy! Stop by the Postdoc Office on the third Thursday of every month to enjoy fresh coffee and donuts and learn more about the opportunities available for postdocs.

    **Please join us this month for a poster-making session in advance of Saturday's March for Science**

  • 2017 Apr 13

    PhD Careers in Medical Writing: What, Why, How?


    Cannon Room, Building C, 240 Longwood Ave.
    4:45pm to 6:00pm

    The HMPA Professional Development Committee is proud to host a guest lecture: 
    Andrea Gwosdow, Ph.D, Award Winning Medical Writer | Professional Speaker | Skilled Scientist | Educator, President, Gwosdow Associates Science Consultants, LLC; Clinical Assistant Professor, Harvard Medical School; Senior Scientist, Massachusetts General Hospital

  • 2017 Apr 11

    LinkedIn Profile Critiques


    Ballard Room, Countway Library, 5th Fl., 10 Shattuck Street
    2:00pm to 3:30pm

    Featuring: Sabrina Woods, Holistic Career Coach & Linkedin Trainer
    Workshop Description: Coming soon!

  • 2017 Apr 10

    Lunch & Launch Career Clinics


    Folin Wu Room, Building C, 240 Longwood Ave.
    Repeats on the second Monday of December, 2 times .
    12:00pm to 1:30pm

    Lunch & Launch Career Clinics: Teaching Statements & Philosopies
    Speaker: James Gould, PhD, Director, HMS/HSDM Office for Postdoctoral Fellows