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National Postdoctoral Association

http://www.nationalpostdoc.org/

To improve the postdoctoral experience by supporting enhanced research training and a culture of enhanced professional growth to benefit scholarship and innovation.

National Academy of Sciences Report

https://www.nap.edu/catalog/9827/addressing-the-nations-changing-needs-for-biomedical-and-behavioral-scientists

The National Academy of Sciences' (NAS) Personnel Needs Committee report on Addressing the Nation's Changing Needs for Biomedical and Behavioral Scientists provides an insightful analysis of the training environment experienced by health-related graduate students and individuals in postdoctoral training.

National Institutes of Health Response to the NAS Report

https://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/notice-files/NOT-OD-01-027.html

The NIH response to the NAS report in which they discuss plans that encompass the funding of the National Research Service Award (NRSA) training grants and fellowships as well as students and postdoctorates supported by NIH funded research grants.

Sigma Xi Postdoc Survey

http://postdoc.sigmaxi.org/
Funded by the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation, the Sigma Xi Postdoc Survey was designed to improve the training and research environments for postdocs by providing a better understanding of their experiences.

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