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Office of Postdoctoral Affairs


Our Mission

The Office of Postdoctoral Affairs supports research fellows in all aspects of their training and development toward independent careers. We collaborate with School of Medicine and University-wide organizations, departments, faculty, and staff to enhance the research, training, wellness, and professional development of postdoctoral scholars and to support their transition to successful careers in academia, industry, government, and other employment sectors.

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Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the office staff are working remotely, but we are still here for you! Email us at for assistance.

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Need Career Counseling? Sign-up for an Online Session!

Due to the university response to the COVID-19 pandemic, we are switching our career counseling formats to Zoom, phone, and/or email. We can advise on matters related to your postdoctoral appointment and collaborate with the Professional Development and Career Office (PDCO) to provide career counseling. Contact us to receive assistance with job application materials (perfecting resumes, CVs, cover letters, etc.), job search strategies, and much more. To set up an appointment for virtual career counseling, email us at

Related: News & Events | PDCO | JHPDA

The Next IDP Deadline is May 31, 2020!

Who needs to submit:

Postdocs who started between July 1, 2019 and December 31, 2019 are required to submit an Individual Development Plan (IDP) completion form by/before May 31, 2020, to meet requirements for re-appointment.

Note: Clinical residents/fellows are not required to submit an IDP completion form.


Our People

Dana Boatman, PhD,

Associate Dean for Postdoctoral Affairs

Megan Sampley Bohn, PhD,

Assistant Director for Postdoctoral Affairs

Cassie Klein, MBA,

Administrator, Postdoctoral Programs

Kimberly Averella,

Senior Credentialing Specialist

Patty Crapanzano,

Senior Administrative Coordinator





Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine - Office of Postdoctoral Affairs

1830 E. Monument Street,
6th Floor Baltimore, MD 21205-2196