Postdoc Appreciation Week

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Postdocs from all campuses at the University of Miami are invited to celebrate Postdoc Appreciation Week from September 20-24, 2021. This week-long celebration will feature a town hall meeting, professional development sessions, raffles, and more!


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  • Monday, September 20, 2021 | Town Hall Meeting

    Join the Postdoctoral Programs Office and the Postdoc Association for a virtual Town Hall Meeting via Zoom from 2:00-3:00 p.m. All postdocs are encouraged to attend and submit questions. Register now!

  • Tuesday, September 21, 2021 | Giveaways & Healthy Nutrition Workshop with Alyson Marquez


    Stop by any of the locations below and pick up free postdoc swag like hand sanitizers and notebooks.

    RSMAS Campus: SLAB Breezeway from 1:00-2:00 p.m.
    Medical Campus: The fountain in front of Lois Pope Life Center from 1:00-2:00 p.m.
    Coral Gables Campus: Ashe Building Room 235 at the Graduate School from 1:00-2:00 p.m.

    Nutrition Workshop with Alyson Marquez

    A healthier U starts with a plan and is won one bite at a time. Take the guesswork out of your day around what and how to eat. Come learn the benefits of healthy eating, easy go-to nutrition tools, and practical steps to put balanced eating into your daily routine with our Healthy Nutrition Workshop with UM's very own Registered Dietitian, Alyson Marquez, RDN. 

    Join us on Tuesday, September 21st at 6:00pm to find your personalized nutrition plan.

    Via Zoom: 6:00pm-7:00pm

    Click here to register!


  • Wednesday, September 22, 2021 | Professional Headshot Photos & Virtual Yoga and Zumba

    Professional Headshot Photos

    Need a professional photo? Register to be scheduled with a professional photographer. Make sure you are available during any time listed below and your timeslot will be scheduled at random. Once scheduled, you will receive an email confirmation email with all the important details. The deadline to register is 12:00pm Tuesday, September 22nd. *Please note that photos will be taken in-person. We will try to accommodate all requests contingent upon time availability.

    RSMAS Campus: SLAB Breezeway from 9:00am-12:00pm
    Medical Campus: Sylvester Support Services Building 110 from 9:00am-12:00pm
    Coral Gables Campus: Ashe Building Room 235 at the Graduate School from 9:00am-12:00pm

    Click here to register!

    Virtual Yoga with Sonjia

    Via Zoom: 12:00pm-1:00pm

    Click here to register!

    Virtual Zumba with Sandra

    Via Zoom: 5:00pm-6:00pm

    Click here to register!

  • Thursday, September 23, 2021 | Research Spotlights

    Postdoctoral research will be highlighted throughout the day in spotlight articles posted on the Postdoc News page.

  • Friday, September 24, 2021 | Raffles & Guided Meditation with Kelly Miller


    Don't miss out on winning a $25.00 gift card for Amazon! From 10:00am-3:00pm, keep an eye on your inbox for email on the hour, every hour, from the Postdoctoral Programs Office for a chance to enter the raffles. Please note, that every hour we will pick two winners and will post their names on our website. You may only win once.

    Guided Meditation Workshop with Kelly Miller

    Learn simple mindfulness practices that can relieve stress and support overall health and well-being in this session facilitated by Kelly Miller, Ph.D., a Certified Mindfulness Meditation Teacher and Associate Dean for Learning and Research Services in the UM Libraries.

    Via Zoom: 4:00pm-5:00pm

    Click here to register!


In addition to the exclusive events the Postdoctoral Programs Office and the Postdoc Association will be hosting, UM postdocs will have access to 30 professional and career development events the National Postdoc Association (NPA) and its affiliates will be hosting. UM postdocs must activate their free NPA membership (instructions here) to participate in these events

Browse all NPA events here