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Resources for New Postdoctoral Research Fellows


The Johns Hopkins School of Medicine and the Office of Postdoctoral Affairs extend a warm welcome to new fellows and we're here to help you along the way! Our office will aid you in completion of your appointment paperwork, but we also provide oversight for postdoctoral training policies as well as offer advising and counseling for both our postdocs and their faculty mentors.

Moving to Baltimore

Follow this link to view resources with information on the city, the campus, transportation, and housing.

New Postdoc Orientation

Every fall, our office hosts a large postdoc orientation where team members and peers from the School of Medicine come together to talk about career planning and the resources available to help you succeed. Click here to download our presentation. Please reach out to the assistant director, Megan Bohn at, if you would like to speak about planning your training.

International Fellows

If you're an international fellow, make sure you have completed and updated all required paperwork through the Office of International Services.

Postdoc Community

As a fellow in the School of Medicine, you are automatically a member of the Johns Hopkins Postdoctoral Association. To learn more about this organization--run by fellows for fellows--click here.

Training Resources for Fellows

Successful postdoctoral fellowships arise from effective career planning, goal setting, and resource utilization. We strongly recommend proactive career planning that starts on day one of your fellowship. To learn about requirements for career planning and resources available at Hopkins to help you reach your dreams, click here.