Harvard Medical School
Office for Diversity Inclusion and Community Partnership
164 Longwood Avenue, 2nd Floor
Boston, MA 02115-5818

P: (617) 432-0552
F: (617) 432-3834

Director: Joan Y. Reede
MD, MPH, MS, MBA

Contact: Lise D. Kaye
P: (617) 432-0552
F: (617) 432-3834

New England Science Symposium

Year Program Started: 2002

Application Deadline: varies

Program Timeframe: one day

Academic Level Targeted: college, medical school, graduate school, postdoctoral school, dental school, community college students, and post-baccalaureates

Racial/Ethnic Focus: African American, Asian American/Pacific Islander, Native American, Mexican American, Puerto Rican, Other Hispanic

Type of Program: education, career/academic planning, scientific research presentations, and networking

Program Attributes: non-credit, counseling provided

Primary Science Discipline(s) Targeted: N/A

Additional Comments: This symposium, co-sponsored by Harvard Medical School Office for Diversity Inclusion and Community Partnership and the Biomedical Science Careers Program (BSCP), provides a forum for postdoctoral fellows; medical, dental and graduate students; post-baccalaureates; college and community college students (particularly for African-American, Hispanic/Latino and American Indian/Alaska Native individuals) to share their biomedical and health-related research activities through oral or poster presentations, to engage in discussions related to career development in the sciences, to exchange ideas and to expand their professional networks.