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2019   

Our team was awarded an Innovations in Research and Research Education Award by the Association of American Medical Colleges (third place) for our educational approach integrating career and professional development into the graduate curriculum

Featured in the UMassMed Now Women in Science” video series

Invited response about the future of graduate education was featured in Issues of Science and Technologya magazine published by the National Academies of Science, Engineering, and Medicine

 

2018   

We were featured in a AAMC/FASEB Webinar as one of two institutions modeling recommendations in the National Academies’ Graduate STEM Education for the 21st Century report

Our NSF Innovations in Graduate Education grant for I3IDP was featured in C&E News and UMassMed Now

Our Career Pathways Communities featured in UMassMed Now and the NIH BEST Consortium blog

 

2017

Quoted in Nature, “A plan for action

Co-organized GCC session featured in Future of Research blog post, "Advancing PhD Career Development Through Innovation and Collaboration: a Workshop at the 2017 GCC meeting"

cBCD team awarded 2nd place Poster Prize for innovation, impact, evaluation, and sustainability for “Motivating and supporting earlier student actions by incorporating career development across the required PhD curriculum” at Graduate Career Consortium annual meeting

 

2016

Quoted in ScienceCareers, “What to consider when you’re thinking about jobs

Quoted in Biotechniques, “Early career planning in a changing postdoctoral environment”

Our curricular approach was featured in Cell, “Breaking Out of the Academic Pipeline

Our curricular approach was featured in Nature, “Overtime pay for postdoctoral scientists is welcome—but could mean fewer positions

Quoted in Chemical & Engineering News, “Thinking Ahead in Graduate School

The Center for Biomedical Career Development featured in UMassMed Now, "GSBS Class of 2016 reap benefits of NIH-funded novel career development program" (June 2, 2016)

Quoted in The Scientist, “Making the Most of School” (May 1, 2016)

Quoted in article about the ASBMB Sustainability Summit in Nature Biotechnology, Biomedical Research Workforce Summit Makes Strides in Implementing Change for Postdocs

Our curricular approach featured in GEN Genetic Engineering & Biotechnology News  “JobWatch: Training the Next Generation of Ph.D.’s. NIGMS Aims to ‘Catalyze Change’ with April 11 Graduate Education Symposium

Our work in the ASBMB Sustainability Summit featured in GEN Genetic Engineering & Biotechnology News  “JobWatch: Postdoc Advocates Spell Out Reform Agenda

Featured in UMassMedNowMatthews and Fuhrmann working to reform biomedical research training, career paths” (Feb. 2, 2016)

 

2015

Quoted in Clinical Laboratory News “The Biomedical Research Enterprise at a Crossroads”

cBCD team awarded Creativity Award and Content Editor of the Year (Morgan Thompson) in the UMass Medical School Web Honor Awards  

 

2014

Our curricular approach featured in Current Biology Breathing fresh life into life science education

Quoted in the Chronicle of Higher EducationWhat to expect from your career services advisers

Our NIH BEST award featured in UMassMedNowNIH grant integrates career planning with scientific training

 

2013

Awarded AAMC Award for Innovative Institutional Partnerships in Research and Research-Focused Training (for collaborative development of myIDP; along with co-authors Bill Lindstaedt, Phillip Clifford, Jennifer Hobin and AAAS IT team Michael Savelli, Zdenek Becka, and Melissa Rosenthal)

Quoted regarding myIDP in the Chronicle of Higher Education, “How we reached this point, part 2

myIDP featured in UMassMedNow, UMMS tech tool helps scientists navigate career path

 

 

 (prior to 2012 not listed)

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