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National Postdoctoral Association

http://www.nationalpostdoc.org/
The mission of the National Postdoctoral Association (NPA) is to advance the U.S. research enterprise by maximizing the effectiveness of the research community and enhancing the quality of the postdoctoral experience for all participants.

National Academy of Sciences Report

http://grants.nih.gov/training/nas_report/index.htm
The National Academy of Sciences' (NAS) Personnel Needs Committee report on Addressing the Nation's Changing Needs for Biomedical and Behavioral Scientists. This report 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

http://grants.nih.gov/training/nas_report/nihresponse.htm
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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