Related Organizations
Links and resources on careers, diversity, teaching, digital libraries, funding, and much more from other organizations and programs serving the scientific community listed in alphabetical order.
Resources

AAMC Diversity and Inclusion Initiatives

The AAMC's commitment to diversity includes embracing a broader definition of "diversity," and supporting our members' diversity and inclusion efforts.

ADInstruments

ADInstruments is a provider of computer-based data acquisition and analysis systems for life science.

American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS)

AAAS works to help produce the necessary base of scientists and engineers who are key to maintaining the country's leadership role and sustaining the well-being of our people

American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) Science Books and Films

SB&F is an online journal providing reviews of science materials (print and online) for all ages.

American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) Capacity Center

AAAS established, in 2004, the Center for Advancing Science & Engineering Capacity ("Capacity Center").

American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) Science Career Magazine Diversity Issues

Science Careers supports the AAAS commitment to furthering careers in science and technology, with an emphasis on fostering greater diversity among the scientific community.

American Association of Anatomists (AAA)

The American Association of Anatomists was founded in Washington, D.C. in 1888, for the "advancement of anatomical science." Today, via research, education, and professional development activities, AAA serves as the professional home for an international community of biomedical researchers and educators focusing on anatomical form and function.

American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM) Brochures and Fact Sheets

ACSM touts the benefits of regular physical activity and sport through comprehensive, up-to-date information developed by ACSM members and certified professionals, and shared through its brochure series and Current Comment fact sheet series.

American Diabetes Association (ADA) Food and Fitness

Exercise is part of a healthy lifestyle for everyone, and it's especially important for people with diabetes. The goal is to get active and stay active by doing things you enjoy.

American Heart Association (AHA) Exercise and Fitness

Exercising as little as 30 minutes a day can reduce your risk of heart disease. For every hour of walking, you may increase your life expectancy by two hours.

American Indian Science and Engineering Society (AISES)

AISES has worked to substantially increase American Indian/Alaska Native representation in STEM fields - as students, professionals, mentors, and leaders.

American Institute of Biological Sciences (AIBS)

AIBS builds community in support of researchers, educators, and scientists who understand the importance of sharing biological discovery and knowledge.

American Institute of Biological Sciences (AIBS) Diversity Outreach Directory

AIBS builds community in support of researchers, educators, and scientists who understand the importance of sharing biological discovery and knowledge.

Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA)

Information and Technical Assistance on the Americans with Disabilities Act.

Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) Anniversary Resources

Celebrate the ADA Anniversary - July 26 and throughout the year, the progress made through implementation of the ADA in your workplaces, schools and communities — explore & share: Toolkit, Videos, Resources, Training, Events Calendar, Learn about ADA.

Annual Biomedical Research Conference for Minority Students (ABRCMS)

ABRCMS is the largest, professional conference for biomedical and behavior students, including mathematics.

Association for Medical Education in Europe (AMEE)

The AMEE annual conference is now established as the key meeting for all involved in medical and healthcare professions education including teachers, educationists, researchers, administrators and students.

Association for Middle Level Education (AMLE) Health and Wellness

As an advocate of coordinated school health programming, AMLE provides resources to schools and communities in their efforts to develop healthy, productive, and ethical citizens.

Association for Support of Graduate Students (ASGS)

ASGS is a service organization for graduate students to help students plan, initiate and complete their theses or dissertations, produce the highest quality research, write effectively in the proper editorial style, obtain their academic degree(s), and improve their lives throughout the process.

Association for Women in Science (AWIS)

AWIS is dedicated to achieving equity and full participation for all women in science, technology, engineering and mathematics.

Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC)

The AAMC serves and leads the academic medicine community to improve the health of all.

Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC)/ Council of Faculty and Academic Societies (CFAS)

The AAMC Council of Faculty and Academic Societies (CFAS) represents academic faculty within the governance of the AAMC. It includes faculty representatives from all member AAMC medical schools and from member academic societies.

Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC) Minorities in Medicine

The AAMC is committed to increasing the number of underrepresented minorities in medical education. This site provides information related to minority medical student preparation, the medical education pipeline, and financial aid opportunities.

Association of Chairs of Departments of Physiology (ACDP)

ACDP is an organization composed of chairs of departments whose faculty are involved in the research and teaching of physiology in all its various forms. Whereas the majority of our members’ departments are in medical schools, we do have members from osteopathic schools, veterinary schools, and schools of dentistry.

BioSciedNet (BEN) Portal Site

The BEN portal site provides searchable and seamless access to the digital library collections of 25+ scientific societies or organizations with accurate and reliable biology education resources in microbiology, genetics, physiology, botany, ecology, and other fields.

BioSciEdNet (BEN) Scholars

BEN Scholars are undergraduate faculty leaders in biological sciences teaching and learning, with a passion for improving undergraduate education. They receive (1) training in leadership and effective use of digital libraries, (2) resources to use in their own classrooms and to share with colleagues through presentations, workshops, and one-on-one mentoring, (3) integration into the BEN Scholars Network, (4) recognition from BEN collaborators, and (5) travel support, as well as a small stipend. Applications are accepted annually.

BioQuest

BioQUEST actively supports undergraduate biology education through collaborative development of open curricula in which students pose problems, solve problems, and engage in peer review.

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Physical Activity for Everyone

There is no need to think of strenuous exercise or boring workouts. Instead, do the fun activities you enjoy and watch the health benefits follow!

Collaborative for Enhancing Diversity in Science (CEDS)

CEDS' goal is to spawn collaboration among associations, societies, federal agencies, and private foundations; to forge new opportunities for these groups to work together, learn from each other, and develop common approaches.

Council of Graduate Schools (CGS)

CGS’ mission is to improve and advance graduate education in order to ensure the vitality of intellectual discovery

Council on Undergraduate Research (CUR)

The mission of the Council on Undergraduate Research is to support and promote high-quality undergraduate student-faculty collaborative research and scholarship.

Dolan DNA Learning Center

The mission of the Dolan DNA Learning Center is to prepare students and families to thrive in the gene age.

Ethics CORE (Collaborative Online Resource Environment)

This digital library has information on best practices in research, ethics instruction and responding to ethical problems that arise in research and professional life.

Executive Summary of the Draft Report of the Advisory Committee to the Director(ACD)
Working Group on Diversity in the Biomedical Research Workforce (WGDBRW)

Read the Working Group's 2012 findings by clicking on the link above.

Experimental Biology (EB)

The annual EB meeting is a multi-society interdisciplinary, biomedical, and scientific meeting that features plenary and award lectures, symposia, oral and poster sessions, a placement center, and an exhibit of scientific equipment, supplies, and publications.

Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology (FASEB)

FASEB seeks to enhance the ability of biomedical and life scientists to improve, through their research, the health, well-being, and productivity of all people

Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology (FASEB) Minority Access to Research Careers Program (MARC)

The FASEB MARC Office provides programs, activities and resources to support the training and advancement of underrepresented minority students, postdoctoral fellows, junior faculty and research scientists to promote diversity in the biomedical and behavioral sciences.

HBCUConnect's Scholarship/Grant section

Use this resource to find scholarships and grants to help defer the costs of college.

Hispanic Scholarship Fund (HSF)

Visit the HSF for a list of resources from where to find internships to interviewing tips and other scholarship information.

Horizon Research, Inc.

Horizon Research, Inc. (HRI) is a private research firm located in Chapel Hill, North Carolina specializing in work related to science and mathematics education.

Howard Hughes Medical Institute (HHMI)

A nonprofit, philanthropic medical research organization advancing biomedical research and science education.

Human Anatomy & Physiology Society (HAPS)

The mission of HAPS is to promote excellence in the teaching of anatomy and physiology.

Human Anatomy & Physiology Society Institute (HAPS-I)

The HAPS Institute offers working Anatomy and Physiology professors the opportunity to earn graduate credits in a variety of flexible formats tailored to their busy schedule. Join our courses for professional development.

Institute for Accessible Science (IAS)

A community center for developing and sharing knowledge and tools for accessible science.

Intel International Science and Engineering Fair (Intel ISEF)

The Intel International Science and Engineering Fair (ISEF) is the the world's largest international pre-college science competition.

International Association of Medical Science Educators (IAMSE)

IAMSE provides medical faculty members access to the most current information and skills needed to excel as educators

International Union of Physiological Sciences (IUPS)

The IUPS is an organization which brings together physiologists from throughout the world.

Just/Garcia/Hill: A Virtual Community for Minorities in Science

JustGarciaHill is committed to increasing the number of minorities entering science careers and to celebrating contributions to science by minority scientists.

John Wiley & Sons Publishing

A global publisher of print and electronic products, including educational materials.

List of Postsecondary Minority Institutions

The Department of Education Office for Civil Rights (OCR) provides lists of institutions of higher education enrolling or serving populations of minority students under various programs created by Congress.

Massachusetts Society for Medical Research (MSMR)

The goal of MSMR is to foster a better understanding of biomedicine by improving basic literacy in and enthusiasm for the biological sciences among the public, the media, and future generations.

MentorNet

MentorNet is the premiere and most experienced web-based e-mentoring program in the world. It makes students, postdocs, and early career researchers in engineering and science to mentors in the professions for one-on-one guided relationships.

National Academy of Sciences (NAS): National Academy Press (NAP)

The NAP publishes more than 200 books a year on a wide range of topics in science, engineering, and health, capturing the most authoritative views on important issues in science and health policy.

National Association of Biology Teachers (NABT)

NABT is the leader in life science education with membership of more than 9,000 educators who share experiences and expertise with colleagues from around the globe, keep up with trends and developments in the field, and grow professionally

National Association of Graduate-Professional Students (NAGPS)

NAGPS serves as the umbrella organization representing all the graduate and professional students in the country.

National Association of Health Science Education Partnerships (NAHSEP)

NAHSEP promotes and facilitates the dissemination of innovative approaches to K-12 health science education through partnerships among academic institutions, industries, foundations, and governmental and community agencies.

National Black Graduate Student Association (NBGSA)

Through its many outreach programs, NBGSA serves both currently enrolled graduate and professional students, while encouraging interested undergraduates to pursue graduate degrees.

National Center for Case Study Teaching in Science

The mission is to promote the nationwide application of active learning techniques to the teaching of science, with a particular emphasis on case studies and problem-based learning.

National Center for Education Statistics – Search for Public Schools

Use this U.S. Department of Education website to find schools near you when planning an PhUn Week event.

National Center for Research Resources (NCRR)

Provides clinical and translational researchers with the training and tools they need to transform basic discoveries into improved human health

National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI)

The NHLBI provides global leadership for a research, training, and education program to promote the prevention and treatment of heart, lung, and blood diseases and enhance the health of all individuals.

National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (NIDDK)

The National Institutes of Health (NIH) National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases homepage.

National Institute of General Medical Sciences (NIGMS)

Supports research that is the foundation for disease diagnosis, treatment and prevention

National Institutes of Health (NIH)/National Institute of General Medical Sciences (NIGMS) Division of Minority Opportunities in Research (MORE)

The Division of Minority Opportunities in Research (MORE) administers research and research training programs aimed at increasing the number of minority biomedical and behavioral scientists through three branches: Minority Access to Research Careers (MARC), Minority Biomedical Research Support (MBRS), and MORE Special Initiatives (SI).

National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities (NIMHD)

The mission of the National Center on Minority Health and Health Disparities (NCMHD) is to promote minority health and to lead, coordinate, support, and assess the NIH effort to reduce and ultimately eliminate health disparities.

National Postdoctoral Association (NPA)

The NPA is a member-driven organization that provides a unique, national voice for the postdoctoral scholar. The NPA aims to enhance the quality of the postdoctoral experience in the U.S.

National Science Digital Library (NSDL)

NSDL is the nation's online portal for education and research on learning in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics.

National Science Foundation (NSF)

NSF is an independent federal agency created by Congress in 1950 "to promote the progress of science; to advance the national health, prosperity, and welfare; to secure the national defense….”

National Science Foundation (NSF) Integrative Organismal Systems (IOS)

IOS supports research aimed at improving our understanding of organisms as integrated units of biological organization.

National Science Teachers Association (NSTA)

NSTA is committed to promoting excellence and innovation in science teaching and learning for all.

No Child Left Behind

U.S. Department of Education website with updates on No Child Left Behind Act.

Northwest Association for Biomedical Research (NWABR)

NWABR is a non-profit educational organization established in 1988 to promote the public understanding of biomedical research and its ethical conduct. Their work centers on supporting excellence in science teaching, building connections between scientists and students, and strengthening the research community.

NSF Ethics Education in Science and Engineering (EESE)

This program funds research and educational projects that improve ethics education in all fields of science and engineering that NSF supports, with priority consideration given to interdisciplinary, inter-institutional, and international contexts.

NSF Integrative Organismal Systems Physiology (IOS)

The NSF IOS Division supports research aimed at improving our understanding of organisms as integrated units of biological organization.

Project Kaleidoscope (PKAL)

PKAL emphasizes learning environments that prepare undergraduates for addressing challenges they will face as future leaders.

Rush Medical College

Rush University is both rich and diverse, integrating research, outstanding education and student life into the context of excellent patient care.

Society for Advancement of Chicanos and Native Americans in Science (SACNAS)

Society for the Advancement of Chicanos and Native Americans in Science (SACNAS) National Conference- SACNAS provides conference activities for students, postdocs, educators, administrators, and researchers in all STEM disciplines.

Society for Biological Engineering (SBE)

The Society for Biological Engineering (SBE), an AIChE Technological Community, is a global organization of leading engineers and scientists dedicated to advancing the integration of biology with engineering.

Society for Developmental Biology (SDB)

SDB is a non-profit professional society dedicated to advancement of the field of developmental biology. Over recent decades, the SDB has grown from a few hundred members to nearly 2000, and has evolved to provide an international forum for research, education and career development in developmental biology.

The Biomedical Engineering Society (BMES)

Organization dedicated to promoting the increase of biomedical engineering knowledge and its utilization.

The Leadership Alliance

The Leadership Alliance is a national academic consortium of 32 leading teaching and research colleges and universities, united by a shared vision – to train, to mentor, to inspire, a diverse group of students from a wide range of backgrounds into competitive graduate programs and professional research careers.

The Liaison Committee on Medical Education (LCME)

The Liaison Committee on Medical Education (LCME) is the nationally recognized accrediting authority for medical education programs leading to the MD degree in the United States and Canada. The LCME is sponsored by the Association of American Medical Colleges and the American Medical Association.

Understanding Interventions

This conference was established to facilitate dissemination and exchange of hypothesis-based research on interventions and initiatives that broaden participation in science and engineering research careers.

University of Texas at Austin

The School of Biological Sciences is comprised of four sections into which faculty are organized based on their primary research interest, Integrative Biology, Molecular Cell and Developmental Biology Molecular Genetics and Microbiology, and Neurobiology.

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Guide to Physical Activity and Your Heart (PDF)

This booklet will help you to understand the impact of physical activity on your heart, as well as the power of regular activity to help keep you healthy overall.

Web-based Inquiry Science Environment (WISE)

This website offers free online, interactive curriculum for K-12 teachers and students.

Women, Minorities, and Persons with Disabilities in Science and Engineering

Women, Minorities, and Persons with Disabilities in Science and Engineering provides statistical information about the participation of women, minorities, and persons with disabilities in science and engineering education and employment.

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