Video Tutorials

Financial Aid Basics

Loan Repayment


IMPORTANT NOTE: The links below are for current students to access specific information. HarvardKey/Canvas login is needed to access the linked content. Students can contact the Financial Aid Office, if they do not have access after logging in.

Financial Literacy

Fall Financial Literacy Series

Series: Financial Freedom Rx

Dr. Chirag Shah MD, MPH hosted a weekly financial planning series in 5 segments. 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 Freedom Rx: The Physician’s Guide to Achieving Financial Independence.”


Winter Financial Literacy Series

Spring Financial Literacy Series

Series: Business of Medicine

Dr. Ned Palmer, MD MPH hosted a 3-part financial literacy series that provides financial information to help prepare you for your entire career as a physician. As the Co-Founder of Panacea Financial, a national digital bank for physicians, residents, and medical students, Dr. Palmer is acutely aware of the financial struggles of medical trainees.

These sessions are problem-directed, with practical applicable interventions that you can start at any stage in your career - including as a student! Academically, Dr. Palmer is in the global health faculty at Boston Children's Hospital, as well as at Harvard Medical School in the Center for Bioethics.