Research, Discovery & Innovation

Category: Research Operations & Offices

English as a Second Language

Learn Conversational English & Practice Presentation Skills Applications are Coming Soon for Spring 2023 This ESL course is offered semesterly at Brigham and Women’s by FLS International Language School. The

ORC Resources

Grant Writing & Funding BRI Funding Page Grant Writing Resources & External Funding Databases ORC Grant Editing Service Resources for International Researchers Office for Global Professionals & Scholars (GPS; formerly

About the ORC

The Office for Research Careers’ (ORC) mission is to support the professional needs of the research community at Brigham and Women’s Hospital. The ORC strives to support research trainees and

Postdoc Policy

The BWH Postdoc Policy provides guidelines and minimum expectations for all BWH Postdoctoral Fellows and their PIs, including guaranteed paid time off, annual salary increases and career conferences, and responsibilities

Postdoc Scholars Award for Excellence in Mentoring

Nominations accepted annually in July.

This award recognizes postdoctoral fellows’ efforts in mentoring fellow postdocs, students or interns on research projects and/or career development. Winners are awarded a cash award of $1,000 and recognized at the annual National Postdoc Appreciation Week in September.

word cloud representing the BWH Mentoring Circles Program for postdocs

Mentoring Circles Program (MCP)

MCP is a program created by postdocs, for postdocs, to help fellows get the most out of their training at BWH. Two mentors (senior postdocs) meet 5-7 mentees (junior postdocs) on a monthly basis to give advice and advance their career.

CURE Mentoring Program

The Continuing Umbrella of Research Experiences Program (CURE), administered by the DF/HCC Initiative to Eliminate Cancer Disparities, allows postdocs to mentor a high school or undergraduate student in their lab

BWH Mentoring Toolkit

The Brigham and Women’s Hospital Mentoring Curriculum & Toolkit was developed to help mentors and mentees in academic medical settings navigate the challenges of mentoring relationships, build effective “developmental networks”

ORC Grant Editing Service

Sign up for a 1-week editing slot.
Get individual feedback from the ORC’s part-time grant editor, Dr. Brenda Birmann. Brenda assists with English language, grammar, writing style, clarity and formatting in line with NIH guidelines. Brenda does not provide scientific review, so you should still seek scientific feedback from your mentor(s).