Revisit is held each year in April and is an opportunity for admitted applicants to visit campus for a second look before making their final decision as to which medical school they will attend. The Office of the Committee on Admissions partners with the Offices of Student Affairs and Recruitment and Multicultural Affairs to plan a comprehensive and exciting schedule of events. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Revisit 2020 will be now be hosted virtually. Admitted HMS MD and MD-PhD students will be invited to register in order to access the online platform.
In light of Harvard and MIT policies concerning holding large events during the COVID-19 public health situation, the 2020 HST Forum is cancelled.
The HST Forum is an annual event celebrating the depth and breadth of the Health Sciences and Technology student research effort. It provides both HST-London Society MD and HST Medical Engineering Medical Physics PhD students the opportunity to present their scholarly work, learn about the investigative work of their peers, as well as interact with faculty and staff from the greater...
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 2020 will be on Thursday, May 28, 2020, and the Class Day speaker...
Information for new students coming soon! Orientation is tentatively scheduled for the week of August 3-7th, 2020. Orientation events include JAAM (Justice, Advocacy and Activism in Medicine) and FEAT (First-year Education Adventure Trip).
This year’s graduating Harvard Medical School students will have the option to receive their diplomas early so that, if they choose, they can quickly be deployed into hospitals where regular staff might soon be overwhelmed with COVID-19 patients.
HMS MD students form COVID-19 rapid response teams to provide support, information.
With more than 50,000 patients admitted annually and millions of outpatient visits each year, Massachusetts General Hospital, one of the nation’s premier hospitals and biomedical research facilities, is an extremely busy place.
Adding the new coronavirus pandemic to the mix is expected to exponentially increase patient demand at the Harvard Medical School affiliate, and officials at Mass General and other HMS affiliated hospitals have been working diligently to prepare for an...
HMS academic, research community responds to COVID-19 pandemic.
Two Harvard Medical School students, toting large suitcases, waited in the lobby of Vanderbilt Hall for their ride to Logan International Airport. First-year student J.C. Panagides was headed to Sterling, Virginia. Mitchell Winkie, another first-year student, was headed to Pittsburgh.
HMS career advising program offers four years of support.
How does a medical student choose a clinical specialty? The ancient Greek aphorism “know thyself” is sage advice that may help future doctors find their calling, but it’s only a starting point, some medical educators say.