Brigham and Women’s Hospital is home to over 650 postdocotoral researchers, all of whom are encouraged to attend BWH PDA educational programming sponsored by the BWH Office for Research Careers (ORC) and the Brigham Research Institute (BRI).

The Postdoc Leadership Council was established in 2009 to provide BWH postdocs with opportunities for involvement and advocacy, and now serve as the leadership and governing group for the BWH Postdoctoral Association (PDA)PLC members actively shape activities for postdocs at BWH in conjunction with the ORC, and provide feedback to the ORC on the needs of the postdoc community.  

Many PLC members have also served in various roles on other committees, including the ORC Advisory Committee and the Brigham Research Institute’s Research Oversight Committee (ROC).