National Postdoc Appreciation Week 2023 (9/18 – 9/22)

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National Postdoc Appreciation Week 2023

Happy NPAW!!!

Join us as we celebrate the 14th annual National Postdoc Appreciation Week! The Brigham Postdoctoral Association from September 18 to September 22 will recognize all that our postdocs do for the research community at BWH and across the nation. We invite them to join us for our full slate of events.

NPAW Raffle: We are giving away 10 $50 VISA gift cards! Attend events in person to be entered for a chance to win. The more events you attend, the higher your chances of winning.

Postdoc Scholars Award for Excellence in Mentoring

Deadline: October 16, 2023 11:59PM

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. Click here to apply.

Research Connection LIVE: NPAW Kick-off

Mon, Sept. 18th, 12PM – 1PM | Carrie Hall and Zoom

Join Postdoc Leadership Council (PLC) President, Stecia-Marie Fletcher, PhD, and the BWH PLC to celebrate our postdocs and kick off NPAW 2023. Lunch will be provided. Click here to register.

*Emotional Intelligence: A Discussion with Dr. Daniel Goleman

Tues, Sept. 19th, 3PM-4PM | Zoom

Join us for this exciting presentation by psychologist and author of Emotional Intelligence, Dr. Daniel Goleman, who has transformed the way the world thinks about education, relationships, and business.

In his presentations, Dr. Goleman outlines the elements of emotional intelligence and how they relate to relationships, leadership, and high performance. He pulls from his award-winning work on the brain and behavioral sciences to make a case for mindfulness and meditation, and its lasting effects on focus, communication, and education. Click here to register.*This event doesn’t qualify for the raffle. 

Annual General Meeting (AGM)

Tues, Sept. 19th, 4PM – 6PM | Zinner Boardroom and Zoom

Interested in getting more involved with the BWH Postdoc Community? Want to learn more about how the PLC works to improve the Postdoc experience at BWH? Join us for a recap of last year’s accomplishments and exciting updates for 2023-2024 – Including the announcement of a new Travel Grant! Food and non-alcoholic drinks will be provided. Click here to register.

Ice Cream Social

Thurs, Sept. 21st, 1PM – 3PM | Hale Café Atrium

Take an afternoon break from the hustle and bustle of the lab! Free ice-cream will be given to BWH Postdocs on a first-come, first-serve basis.

Postdoc Karaoke Party

Fri, Sept. 22nd, 5PM onwards | Marshall A. Wolf Conference Center

Close the week with a bit of fun! Show off your singing chops or just come for the company and entertainment. All are welcome. Food and drinks will be provided. Click here to register.

Please email if you have any questions.

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