Alumni & Friends

Welcome Alumni

Gordon Hall welcomes alumni. Image: Channing Johnson
Established in 1891, the Harvard Medical Alumni Association keeps nearly 10,000 living alumni connected to each other, the School, and students.

Visit the
alumni website to learn more about how you can reconnect with old friends, establish new networks, volunteer, stay on top of upcoming events, hear what’s happening at the School today, and discover opportunities for lifelong learning.

Upcoming Events

2021 Oct 21

Better Together: Stephen L. Noble, MD, FACS, The Daniel Hale Williams Story

2:00pm to 3:30pm

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Stephen L. Noble, MD, FACS,  Cardiothoracic surgeon and author, "The Heart of a Hero: The Daniel Hale Williams Story":  Dr. Noble is a board-certified cardiothoracic surgeon, decorated Navy veteran, entrepreneur, healthcare executive, associate producer, speaker, and best-selling author of the children’s book ...

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2021 Oct 26

Fall Financial Literacy Series: Financial Freedom Rx

8:00pm to 9:00pm

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This is an online event.

Please join Dr. Chirag Shah MD, MPH for a weekly financial planning series on how to navigate your personal finances as a future MD.

Dr. Shah is a vitreoretinal surgeon at Ophthalmic Consultants of Boston, and the Co-Director of the Vitreoretinal Surgery Fellowship. He has recently co-authored a book on personal finance for...

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2021 Oct 27

Clinical Advocacy and Care of Transgender and Gender Diverse Youth

12:00pm to 1:00pm

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DICP Equity and Social Justice Webinar: Too often, transgender and gender diverse youth can get caught up in various legislative bills or institutional practices that can affect their health and well-being. Meet four physicians who will discuss their thoughts and experiences around clincial advocacy and care. 

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2022 Mar 15

Soma Weiss Student Research Day

4:00pm to 6:00pm

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Online

Soma Weiss Student Research Day is an annual forum where medical and dental students present their scholarly work and learn about the investigative work of their peers. The event, first organized by Harvard faculty and medical students in 1940, honors the memory of Soma Weiss, MD (1899-1942), an inspiring teacher and physician at HMS and an ardent supporter of student research. The day consists of a poster session and selected student oral presentations.  It provides students with an opportunity to interact with faculty, staff, and peers from the greater Harvard community. ...

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Latest News

Masked students in their white coats

Stepping Into the Profession: Classes of 2024 and 2025 don white coats—in person

August 4, 2021

More than 100 journeys on the path to becoming physicians or dentists began for members of the Harvard Medical School and Harvard School of Dental Medicine Class of 2025 this month. The new students introduced themselves to classmates and donned their white coats for the first time. Members of the Class of 2024, well into their second year, will receive the welcome they missed last year due to the pandemic.

Dennis Spencer, MD, PhD, at lab bench

Protected Time for Research

June 28, 2021
This past year, as a new attending physician in pediatric gastroenterology at Boston Children’s Hospital, Dennis Spencer has been juggling his clinical responsibilities and his clinical research, studies which he hopes “may unearth a new prebiotic that would allow us to bolster the gut’s microbiome and protect those at risk for opportunistic infections.”
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