Welcome to Harvard Medical School
The study of medicine is a powerful integration of science, technologies, experience, and experiment that enables students to alleviate human pain and suffering wherever in the world it may occur. At its finest, it is a quest to improve the human condition. To study medicine at Harvard is to prepare to play a leading role in this quest. For over two centuries, Harvard Medical School has excelled not only in teaching the practice of medicine but also in bringing out the best in those who practice it. At HMS, students can pursue their individual interests, find their calling, and discover how they can change the fabric of medicine, science, and society.