Biomedical Science Careers Program (BSCP)
c/o Harvard Medical School
164 Longwood Avenue, 2nd Floor
Boston, MA 02115-5818

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

Director: Joan Y. Reede

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

Biomedical Science Careers Program

Year Program Started: 1991

Program Timeframe: ongoing

Academic Level Targeted: grades 6-8, grades 9-12, college, professional school, medical school, graduate school, postdoctoral school

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

Type of Program: education, counseling, mentoring, career/academic planning

Program Attributes: non-credit, counseling provided, mentors/advisors provided

Program Acceptance Requirements: area of residence (New England), disadvantaged status (underrepresented), GPA/academic standing (good academic standing)

Primary Science Discipline(s) Targeted: biology, pre-medicine, medicine, public health, science (biomed)

Additional Comments: The BSCP provides a forum for organizations to work together to increase the representation of minorities in biomedical and other science-related careers. BSCP initiatives include: biennial student conferences for high school to postdoctoral level; workshops for college and high school students; career development series for physicians in postdoctoral training, junior faculty, and fellows (clinical and research); Explorations for middle school students; and the New England Science Symposium for college to postdoctoral level. BSCP publishes this directory and a newsletter.