Equity and Social Justice Webinar: Racism and Violence Impacting the Asian-American Community Asian Americans in our country continue to be victims of racism with increasing acts of violence occurring since the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic. In this discussion we will highlight the impact of the pandemic on Asian-American communities, the micro-aggressions and acts of violence committed on individuals including our students, trainees and colleagues, and discuss strategies to stand together with our colleagues and vulnerable communities against hatred, racism, and...
Office of Diversity Inclusion and Community Partnerships 2021 Diversity Awards Ceremony. Guest Speaker: Sherri Ann Charleston, PhD, JD, Chief Diversity and Inclusion Officer, Harvard University. For more information on the awardees and to register to attend: https://dicp.hms.harvard.edu/awards/diversity-awards
Sherri-Ann M. Burnett-Bowie, MD, MPH, Assistant Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School; Associate Director, MGH Center for Diversity and Inclusion and Director, Multicultural Affairs, Department of Medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital. Dr. Burnett-Bowie will receive the 2021 Michael Shannon Excellence in Mentoring Award at this event in recognition of her commitment, vision, and guidance for our students.
In alignment with Harvard University President Larry Bacow’s announcement, MIT guidelines, and state and federal guidelines for social distancing, HST Graduation will be held virtually this year. All members of the HST-IMES community are invited to celebrate with our graduating students. More details to come in ... Read more about HST 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 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...
In the fall of 1850, Harvard Medical School admitted its first three Black students, Daniel Laing, Isaac Snowden, and Martin Delaney. By the following spring, however, all three had been expelled. A group of white students protested the black students’ presence in the class, and Dean Oliver Wendell Holmes dismissed the trio the following March.
On March 19, after a challenging COVID-19 pandemic year, graduating Harvard Medical School students gathered online for the second year in a row to find out—and celebrate—where they will spend the next phase of their medical training.
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.
Victor Anthony Lopez-Carmen, a Dakota and Yaqui writer, health policy advocate, and member of Boston's COVID-19 Health Inequities Taskforce spoke to Boston Public Radio on Tuesday about how the coronavirus pandemic has disproportionately affected Native Americans.