Current Students

2021 May 24

Spring Financial Literacy Series

7:30pm to 9:00pm

Location: 

This is an online event.

The HMS Financial Aid Office and Dr. Ned Palmer are pleased to bring you a 4-part financial literacy series.

Please join Dr. Ned Palmer MD, MDH for the final session of this series: The Physician as a Business: Commercial Finance & Entrepreneurship.

This session will cover the business side of medicine, focusing on how doctors are paid, various aspects of private practice, and how to be a physician-entrepreneur.

Dr....

Read more about Spring Financial Literacy Series
Feyisayo Eweje

They studied medicine, and suddenly COVID too

May 11, 2021
Students entering Harvard Medical School expect a rigorous learning experience. For upperclassmen working rotations in area hospitals, the COVID-19 pandemic has taken this rigor to a new level, and the experience has only emboldened their commitment to medicine.
2021 May 10

Spring Financial Literacy Series

7:30pm to 9:00pm

Location: 

This is an online event.

The HMS Financial Aid Office and Dr. Ned Palmer are pleased to bring you a 4-part financial literacy series.

Please join Dr. Michael Jerkins MD, M.Ed and Brandon Barfield for the second session of this series: How to Manage & Pay Off Your Student Loan Debt.

Dr. Michael Jerkins MD, M.Ed is a practicing Med-Peds physician in Cincinnati, as well an Assistant Professor of Internal Medicine at University of...

Read more about Spring Financial Literacy Series
2021 May 03

Spring Financial Literacy Series

7:30pm to 9:00pm

Location: 

This is an online event.

The HMS Financial Aid Office and Dr. Ned Palmer are pleased to bring you a 4-part financial literacy series.

Please join Dr. Chirag Shah MD, MPH for the first session of this series: Personal Finance for Medical Students.

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 physicians, “Financial...

Read more about Spring Financial Literacy Series
2021 Apr 05

Fabric 2021: Njikota

7:00pm

Location: 

Virtual by invitation

Fabric is an annual event put on by the first-year HMS/HSDM class during Revisit Weekend for incoming students. It originally began as a cultural showcase to celebrate the African diaspora and highlight the experiences of black students. Over time it has evolved into a school-wide-event in which everyone is invited to share a piece of themselves and come together to embrace the diversity of our community.

...

Read more about Fabric 2021: Njikota
Ramona and Iris...and the Coronavirus cover art by Constance Wu, written by Katherine Redfield.

Pandemic Project: Student Constance Wu on what inspired a COVID-19 children’s book

March 11, 2021
More than 160 graduating Harvard Medical School students will match to their residency programs this spring and move on to the next phase of their medical careers after graduation. Constance Wu, an MD student in the joint Harvard-MIT Health Sciences and Technology program, is one of them. She found time in the midst of the past year and her demanding studies to, among other things, illustrate a children’s book on COVID-19 written by classmate Katherine Redfield. Wu talked with HM News about what the past year has been like and what she’s hoping for the future.
2021 May 27

Graduation

(All day)

Location: 

Virtual

Graduation is a day of ceremony and celebration at Harvard University and Harvard Medical School. Students are granted the MD and any other advanced degrees they have earned, they are hooded, and they receive their diplomas.

Graduation traditionally consists of two parts: the Commencement Ceremony and Class Day.

Due to the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic, a virtual event for Harvard University’s 370th Commencement will be held on...

Read more about Graduation
Breaking Barriers: Harvard Medical School Students Connect Minority Communities with Care

Breaking Barriers: Harvard Medical School Students Connect Minority Communities with Care

February 9, 2021
When Harvard Medical School switched to remote learning last March, Silvia Huerta Lopez went back to her family in New Jersey. She had quarantined for two weeks before leaving Boston, to avoid potentially bringing the novel coronavirus home. But her entire family was already sick and coughing — months later they all tested positive for coronavirus antibodies.
Zooming into Residency: Pandemic prompts remote interviews with hospitals for grads

Zooming into Residency: Pandemic prompts remote interviews with hospitals for grads

February 10, 2021

"For Annie Cathcart, a graduating Harvard Medical School MD/PhD student, applying for her residency in OB/GYN this year could have been very challenging. She gave birth last September and traveling for interviews would have been difficult, especially having to decide whether to bring her infant son with her or leave him at home.

But because of the COVID-19 pandemic, she didn’t have to."

Pages