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Jennifer Cloutier Image: Gretchen Ertl

The Promise of Regeneration

May 4, 2022

HMS grad Jennifer Cloutier has a habit of pushing limits.

When Jennifer Cloutier receives her MD from Harvard Medical School in May, it will be 12 years since she won a Canadian national waterskiing championship.

Although that feat alone is impressive, it’s even more extraordinary because the competition was designed for individuals with disabilities, and because of her lower-body paralysis, Cloutier, now 30, performed tricky slalom turns and acrobatics from a special seat bolted to her skis.

 

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The Eyes Have It

May 3, 2022

HMS grad Sameen Meshkin sees residency in ophthalmology as way to continue serving.

Sheer excitement is an understatement when it comes to describing the joy that Ryan Sameen Meshkin felt upon matching to a residency near Boston where he will be able to continue serving after graduation from Harvard Medical School with his MD this May.

2022 May 29

Commencement & Class Day Celebrations for the Classes of 2020 and 2021

(All day)

Location: 

Harvard Yard and the HMS Quad*

Graduation is a day of ceremony and celebration at Harvard University and Harvard Medical School. For the class of 2020 and 2021, graduates have been granted the MD and any other advanced degrees they earned and received their diplomas, but on May 29th, 2022, they will be celebrated and hooded.

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

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2022 May 26

Graduation - Class of 2022

(All day)

Location: 

Harvard Yard and the HMS Quad*

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.

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2022 Apr 04

Admitted Students Preview Days

Mon Apr 4 (All day) to Wed Apr 6 (All day)

Location: 

Virtual

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Admitted Students Preview Days 2022 (the event formerly known as Revisit) will be hosted virtually.  Admitted HMS MD and MD-PhD, as well as HSDM students, will be invited to register in order to access the online platform.

About Admitted Students Preview Days:

Admitted Students Preview Days is is held each year in April and is an opportunity for admitted applicants to hear more about HMS and HSDM from faculty, students, and staff before making their final decision as to which medical or dental school they will attend. The...

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2022 Apr 04

Fabric 2022: Kuponya

7:00pm

Location: 

Register to receive Zoom link

Fabric 2022 circular artistic image titled Kuponya of people gathering around a tree

Fabric is an annual event put on by the first-year HMS/HSDM class during Preview Days 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...

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Addressing all facets of patients: HMS advances sex and gender medicine with new elective

September 21, 2021
Those at HMS entrusted with providing a world-class education to the next generation of doctors and biomedical researchers know that they must continually scrutinize and evolve the School's medical curriculum. That includes ensuring that graduates have the knowledge and training to provide expert care to people who belong to groups often underserved by the profession.
2021 Oct 04

Daniel D. Federman Teaching Award Celebration

4:30pm to 5:30pm

Harvard Medical School annually bestows teaching awards on its most outstanding teachers, who, through their excellence in teaching, will impact and influence the professional lives of students long after graduation. The awards presented at the Daniel D. Federman Teaching Award Celebration are HMS's most visible recognition of the teaching accomplishments of a highly select group of the School's leading medical educators, and reflect, in a small but tangible way, how much teachers are valued by their students and by HMS.   his event celebrates our best teachers in the presence of... Read more about Daniel D. Federman Teaching Award Celebration
Masked students in their white coats

Stepping Into the Profession: Classes of 2024 and 2025 don white coats—in person

August 4, 2021

More than 100 journeys on the path to becoming physicians or dentists began for members of the Harvard Medical School and Harvard School of Dental Medicine Class of 2025 this month. The new students introduced themselves to classmates and donned their white coats for the first time. Members of the Class of 2024, well into their second year, will receive the welcome they missed last year due to the pandemic.

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