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    NIH Establishes Working Group on the Future of the Biomedical Research Workforce

    Date: June 24, 2011
    A new NIH working group will examine the future of the U.S. biomedical research workforce. The group will recommend actions to the Advisory Committee to the (NIH) Director to ensure a diverse and sustainable biomedical and behavioral research workforce. Questions they will consider include:  What is the right size of the workforce?  What are the appropriate types of positions that should be supported to allow people to have successful careers and to continue to advance biomedical and behavioral sciences?  What is the best way to support these various positions?  What types of training should be provided?  The group will gather input from the extramural community, including students, postdoctoral fellows, investigators, scientific societies, and grantee institutions. See additional details: http://www.nih.gov/news/health/apr2011/od-27.htm