From medical student to faculty associate dean for admissions, Robert Mayer’s nearly 5o-year journey at Harvard Medical School began with a letter of acceptance on New Year's Eve.
Mayer, the HMS Stephen B. Kay Family Professor of Medicine at Brigham and Women’s Hospital/Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, began his career at the School on the last day of 1965 when he received a telegram informing him of his acceptance to HMS. It was, of course, an opportunity he could...
It can be difficult to decide on a career path in high school or even college, let alone when you are a child, but Harvard Medical School student Jon Hochstein said it was an experience he had at a young age that influenced what he wanted to do for the rest of his life.
A second-year student in the Harvard-MIT Health Sciences and Technology (HST) program at HMS, Hochstein was given a second chance at life following heart transplant surgery he had when he was 4 years old. Twenty years later, he wants to share his story to help others understand the importance of organ...
For many of them, the act of donning their white coats for the very first time could only be described as nearly indescribable.
“It feels unreal. I mean, I never would have imagined myself here as a kid. Now, we’re about to meet a patient. It’s really a miracle,” said King Fok, an entering Class of 2023 Harvard Medical School student who was born in Hong Kong and raised in Oregon.
A Harvard Medical School student and two admitted HMS students are among 30 recipients of 2019 Paul and Daisy Soros Fellowships for New Americans, a graduate school program for immigrants and children of immigrants.
Selected from an applicant pool of 1,767 for their potential to make significant contributions to United States society, culture or their academic fields, each recipient will receive up to $90,000 in funding for the graduate program of their choice.
The 165 aspiring physicians hail from seven countries and 33 U.S. states, according to Robert Mayer, Harvard Medical School (HMS) faculty associate dean for admissions and Stephen B. Kay Family Professor of Medicine at Brigham and Women’s Hospital. Fifty-six percent are female and 44 percent are male. Nearly a quarter come from populations underrepresented in medicine. The 35 new dental students come from 19 states. That class is 71 percent female and... Read more about ‘The first superhero that I ever came to know’
FABRIC is the first-year cultural show and a celebration of the African diaspora. This year, our theme is Aje meaning “let them come” in Swahili, and which in Yoruba signifies a force of healing, spiritual transformation, and empowerment. We invite all members of the HMS community to come experience FABRIC!
Harold Amos Mentorship Lecture presented by Daniele Ölveczky, MD, MS, Harvard Medical Faculty Physician, Department of Medicine, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center (BIDMC); Inclusion Officer, Department of Medicine, BIDMC. Dr. Ölveczky is the 2019 recipient of the Michael Shannon Excellence in Mentoring Award. Read more about An Incredible Journey ... The Rewards of a Career in Medicine