Welcome to the Office of Post-Doctoral Affairs

The mission of the Office of Postdoctoral Affairs is to support the training and education of postdoctoral fellows and scholars in the College of Medicine and their faculty advisors.

The goals of the Office are to:

  • serve as a central resource of information for postdoctoral fellows and scholars.
  • serve as a source of advocacy for postdoctoral issues and advance institutional initiatives concerning postdoctoral fellows and scholars.
  • develop and administer institutional policies for postdoctoral fellows and scholars. provide professional development and informational programs targeted to postdoctoral fellows and scholars.
  • provide support for the Penn State Hershey Postdoctoral Society and activities such as Data & Dine.
  • provide resources for faculty engaged in postdoctoral training.
  • be a national model for professional development of postdoctoral trainees.