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The Office of Postdoctoral Affairs

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The Office of Postdoctoral Affairs supports research fellows in all aspects of their training and development toward independent careers. We collaborate with JHU-JHMI organizations, departments, faculty, and staff to enhance the research, training, wellness, and professional development of postdocs and to support their transition to successful careers in academia, industry, government, and other sectors.

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Postdoc Kudos | IDP (Individual Development Plans) | Open Fellowship Positions

To request a virtual appointment or for other assistance, please email us at [email protected].

Welcome, New Postdocs!

View information on policies, processes, and resources for starting your research fellowship at Johns Hopkins.


News & Upcoming Events

Upcoming Funding Opportunities

Monthly Postdoc Kudos!

Each month we feature recent SOM postdoc accomplishments, such as high impact papers, awards, and grants! Do you know a postdoc (yourself included) who should be featured? Email us to include them in next month's kudos at [email protected]

  • Dr. Kristal Lyn Brown, Ph.D., MSPH, Internal Medicine

    Dr. Brown published the paper “Eating to cope: Advancing our Understanding of the effects of exposure to racial discriminiation on maladaptive eating behaviors”, In the International Journal of Eating Disorders, October 2022

    Dr. Kristal Lyn Brown, Ph.D., MSPH
  • Seema Banerjee, PhD, FAAO, Department of Ophthalmology-Glaucoma

    Seema was awarded as one of the top 200 young scientist participants at the Hong Kong Laureate forum 2022-2023 for her thesis work on Myopia and Neuroscience. Seema was also awarded as an international scientific fellow by the American Academy of Optometry as a Fellow of the American Academy of Optometry.

    Seema Banerjee, PhD, FAAO
  • Jennifer Alejo, M.D., Department of Surgery

    Dr. Alejo is a recipient of the 2022 Career Impact Award. The Career Impact Award honors members of a wider JHU Community who have gone above and beyond to support the professional aspirations of their colleagues. Dr. Alejo will be honored at the Career Impact Award Ceremony on November 15, 2022.

    Jennifer Alejo, M.D.

Grants and Fellowships for Postdocs

See resources for postdoctoral funding opportunities and limited submission grant opportunities.


Need Career Counseling? The Professional Development and Career Office (PDCO) offers assistance with CV reviews, interviewing strategies, job applications, and more. Appointments are made through handshake on the PDCO website

Related: PDCO | JHPDA

Our People

Dana Boatman, Ph.D.
Associate Dean for Postdoctoral Affairs
[email protected]

Cassie Klein, M.B.A.
Administrator, Graduate Medical Education & Postdoctoral Programs
[email protected]

Emma Ey
Sr. Administrative Coordinator
[email protected]

Kimberly Averella
Senior Credentialing Specialist
[email protected]

Patty Crapanzano
Senior Administrative Coordinator
[email protected]



Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
Office of Postdoctoral Affairs
1830 E. Monument Street, 6th Floor
Baltimore, MD 21205-2196
[email protected]

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