Welcome to the Office of Postdoctoral Education!

Our mission is to be an advocate and resource for postdoctoral researchers. The activities sponsored by this office are designed to complement the excellent research training by MCW faculty mentors. Please contact us if you have any questions or comments.

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Upcoming Events

Taking Control of Your Professional Development Sept. 14

12:00 PM  - 1:00 PMAlumni Center

Presenter: Dr. Michael Harrison (PICO consultant)

Postdoc Industry Consultants (PICO) will discuss career options for PhD’s, how to create an Individual Development Plan, skills you never knew you had, and how to gain the experience needed to succeed.

Lunch provided. Please RSVP: postdoc@mcw.edu

Postdoc Appreciation Week Sept. 21-25

8:00 AM  - 6:00 PMMCW

Postdoc Appreciation Week September 21-25, 2015. We have some treats planned for Postdocs to network and celebrate your hard work. The week will end with The Postdoc Retreat September 25, 2015, planned by the Postdoc Advisory Committee. The Postdoc Retreat will be a day of seminar talks by guest speakers from different career fields.

Postdoc Retreat Sept. 25

9:00 AM  - 6:00 PMH1210/30/50

The Postdoc Retreat will be a day of seminar talks by guest speakers from different career fields. The focus is on career development for Postdocs looking for the next steps to take. There will be round table discussions and a networking social to close out the day. Food and beverages will be served. Please RSVP now.

Upcoming Courses

Advance: From Postdoc to Faculty
Advance: From Postdoc to Faculty is a 9-month mentoring program with the goal to retain female postdoctoral fellows as they move up in academic rank and, in time, lead to an increase in female leadership. This program is sponsored by the Women's Faculty Council and Office of Postdoctoral Education. Review program details and register on the program information page.

Contact Us

Office of Postdoctoral Education
Medical Education Building, M1420
Medical College of Wisconsin
8701 Watertown Plank Rd.
Milwaukee, WI 53226


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