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

Contact: Hollie DeSilva
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: research, career/academic planning, scientific research presentations, and networking

Program Attributes: non-credit, meals provided, counseling provided

Primary Science Discipline(s) Targeted: N/A

Additional Comments: A forum for postdoctoral fellows; medical/dental/graduate students; post-baccs; college and community college students (particularly African-Americans, Hispanics/Latinos and American Indians/Alaska Native) to share their biomedical and health-related research activities through oral or poster presentations, to discuss career development in the sciences, to exchange ideas and to expand professional networks. Co-sponsors: HMS Office for Diversity Inclusion and Community Partnership and BSCP