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Dr. Katherine Kearns joins pd|hub as Collections Specialist. Welcome, Katie!


iCAP is honored by a Best in Class Poster Award at the 2023 AAMC Group on Diversity and Inclusion (GDI) and Group on Faculty Affairs (GFA) annual conference. Congratulations to presenters Matthew Schwartz and Mary Munson!

pd|hub is featured in ASBMB Today's President's column, "A hub for career exploration"


Krista Lewis joins our group as Administrative Coordinator. Welcome, Krista!

The Fuhrmann group joins the RNA Therapeutics Institute!  We are thrilled to have joined this department, which is committed to education innovation and leadership.

In @umasschan Magazine, "Reflecting on a work in progress: Diversity, equity and inclusion at UMass Chan"

Quoted in Science article, "As professors struggle to recruit postdocs, calls for structural change in academia intensify"

UMass Chan is investing in the professional development of early-career scientists. See open positions available now, supporting student/postdoctoral career development and the career advancement of junior tenure-track faculty



Liz Génne-Bacon joins pd|hub as Collections Specialist. Welcome, Liz!

pd|hub announces the Call for Submissions for the inaugural pd|hub Collection, on the topic: career exploration for STEMM PhD students and postdocs

pd|hub releases the report, "Enhancing dissemination of evidence-based models for STEM PhD career and professional development"; featured by UMass Chan News, Addgene, Van Andel Institute



Barbara Natalizio joins pd|hub as program manager. Welcome, Barbara!

Catherine Schweppe joins the cBCD as a postdoctoral fellow. Welcome, Catherine!

Awarded $2.3M Innovative Programs to Enhance Research Training (IPERT) grant from NIGMS to develop curated collections of evidence-based practices in STEM PhD professional development; featured in UMass Chan News and UCSF Graduate Division News

pd|hub has joined Twitter!  Follow this initiative here

Quoted in Science Careers article, "Amid pandemic, US faculty job openings plummet"

Professional Development Hub (pd|hub)'s website goes live!



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 UMass Chan News 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



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 UMass Chan News

Our Career Pathways Communities featured in UMass Chan News and the NIH BEST Consortium blog



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



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 UMass Chan News, "Morningside Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences 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 UMass Chan NewsMatthews and Fuhrmann working to reform biomedical research training, career paths” (Feb. 2, 2016)



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 Chan Medical School Web Honor Awards  



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 UMass Chan NewsNIH grant integrates career planning with scientific training



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 UMass Chan News, UMass Chan tech tool helps scientists navigate career path



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