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The Office of Postdoctoral Affairs (OPA) is responsible for planning and managing programs and services for Vanderbilt’s postdoctoral community. OPA supports Vanderbilt-affiliated postdocs as well as faculty and staff administrators who work with the postdoctoral population. OPA is the central resource for postdoctoral services and serves as a liaison among postdocs and central University administrative offices. OPA also works closely with the Vanderbilt Postdoctoral Association (VPA), formally known as the Postdoctoral Association (PDA), to address the interests and concerns of postdocs.