Brown Resources for Professional Development

The Harriet W. Sheridan Center for Teaching and Learning
The Sheridan Center works closely with the faculty, administration, post-doctoral, graduate and undergraduate students to improve the quality of teaching at Brown. Go to the Sheridan Center site

Career Development Center
The CDC provides a wealth of career development and planning resources for graduate students.
Go to the Career Development Center site

The Office of Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies (OGPS)
The Office of Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies supports graduate students and postdoctoral trainees in the Division of Biology and Medicine at Brown. The office oversees admissions, recruitment, tracking, professional development and facilitate fellowship and training grant applications in order to increase funding for graduate students and postdocs.
Go to the Office of Graduate and Postdoc Services site

Biomed Initiative to Maximize Student Development (IMSD)
The goal of the Initiative to Maximize Student Development (IMSD) program, 'Advancing the Culture of PhD Learning and Scholarship in Biology and Health Science', is to double the number of URM pre-doctoral students within the Division of Biology and Medicine over the next four years. Striving to promote community, collaboration and excellence, the program develops a unique advising plan and support structure for each IMSD student throughout the training period.
Go to the IMSD site

Project ARISE
Project ARISE is an NIH-funded professional development program for Rhode Island high school biology teachers.
Go to the Project ARISE site