Events

Student Orientation

Information for new students coming soon!

White Coat Day

Incoming students receive their white coats as they prepare for the challenges of medical school. Read about White Coat Day 2016

Match Day

Match Day is an annual nationwide event at which students learn which residency program they will be attending. It is coordinated by the National Resident Matching Program in Washington, DC. The next Match Day will be in March 2018.

At Harvard Medical School, students receive their match information on campus at noon, followed by a lunch in their honor. Students who are not able to participate in person will receive their match information online at 1:00pm.

Graduation

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 consists of two parts: the Commencement Ceremony and Class Day. Information about specific timelines and other details are distributed directly to graduating students.

Graduation 2017 was on May 25, and the Class Day speaker was George Q. Daley, Dean of Harvard Medical School. Read more