Policy and Advocacy

The Policy and Advocacy Committee, established in 2011, serves to understand and address issues affecting the JHMI postdoctoral community. Our goal is to educate, advise, advocate, and when necessary, work with the university to resolve problems affecting postdoctoral fellows. We help bridge communication between the postdoctoral community, representatives of the University Health System, the School of Medicine, and the Dean of Postdoctoral Affairs. We give voice to the issues that affect the postdoctoral community at regular meetings with the Office of Postdoctoral Affairs, monthly Faculty Senate meetings, and monthly Health Care Committee Meetings. 

Stephen Gee, Ph.D.
Chair, Policy and Advocacy Committee

Speak out for science!

2014 Speak out for science!

Postdoctoral Fellow Salary Increase
The 2014 National Research Service Award (NRSA) postdoctoral salary guidelines were released on February 10th, 2014. 
University administrators have now established their policy for implementing these increased salary levels. 

NOTE: ALL questions regarding implementation of this policy should be discussed individually with your departmental contact.
The JHPDA will not provide further information, but you can refer department contacts to the official university memo. (click here)

2014 JHPDA Policy and Advocacy survey results
The results from our 2014 JHPDA Policy and Advocacy survey can be found (here).

Coming Soon:
A Q & A section based on your survey comments will be provided here in the near future.

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