Recruitment & Multicultural Affairs (ORMA)

2022 Apr 28

Harold Amos Mentorship Lecture: Thomas Sequist, MD, MPH, HMS ‘99

6:00pm to 7:00pm

Location: 

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Harold Amos Mentorship Lecture

A Journey Toward Equity

Thomas Sequist, MD, MPH, HMS ‘99, Professor of Medicine and Professor of Health Care Policy, Harvard Medical School;  Chief Medical Officer, Mass General Brigham

Dr. Sequist will receive the 2022 Michael Shannon, MD, MPH, Excellence in Mentoring award at the event.

Dr. Sequist is a member of the Taos Pueblo tribe in New Mexico and has conducted influential health policy research to advance our understanding of...

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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: 

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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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2022 Apr 05

Robert H. Ebert Lecture: Edward M. Barksdale, Jr, MD, HMS '84

1:00pm to 2:00pm

Location: 

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Edward M. Barksdale, Jr., MD, FACS, FAAP, HMS ‘84, Professor and Chief Division of Pediatric Surgery, Robert J. Izant, Jr MD Endowed Chair & Surgeon-in-Chief, Rainbow Babies & Children's Hospital/University Hospitals, Case Western Reserve School of Medicine

Lessons from Longwood Avenue: A Journey from  Success to Significance

Dr. Barksdale works at the nexus of academia, clinical surgery, medical education, public health and social justice as a passionate advocate for child health and healthcare.  He endeavors...

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Diverse group of medical professionals on one knee with heads bowed on grass. Image by Boston Globe/Getty Images

Medical Racism Is Very Real, and It's Time To End It

February 28, 2022

In this op-ed, LaShyra ‘Lash’ Nolen explores the persistence of medical racism and importance of anti-racism in medicine.

One morning in December I woke up to a dozen messages from excited family and friends. I unlocked my phone expecting a video of the latest TikTok dance craze, but instead an illustration of a fetus appeared. It didn’t take me long to realize what made this image so special — the fetus and its mother were Black.

2022 Mar 18

Match Day

(All day)

Location: 

TMEC Atrium

Match Day 2022

Match Day is an annual nationwide event at which students learn which residency program they will be attending. It is coordinated by the...

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Lash Nolen in front of HMS campus

Introducing LaShyra “Lash” Nolen

February 16, 2022
Profiles in Transformation, by Dalí Adekunle: The racial reckoning within the United States medical system is at its most dynamic point in recent history. The enrollment of first-year medical students who identify as black has skyrocketed in the midst of the Covid-19 pandemic. A number of medical institutions have seen a record number of Black students, and the association of American medical colleges reported a national 21 percent increase of Black-identifying students from 2020 to 2021. As positive as this data is, a statistical underbelly looms over the heads of these promising new... Read more about Introducing LaShyra “Lash” Nolen
2022 Mar 03

Medicine and Public Health: Persistent Challenges and Opportunities

2:00pm to 3:00pm

Location: 

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Harvard Medical School Office for Diversity Inclusion and Community Partnership (DICP) is hosting the 2021-2022 Alvin F. Poussaint, MD Visiting Lecture on featuring keynote speaker: Deborah Prothrow-Stith, MD, Dean and Professor at the Charles R. Drew University of Medicine and Science.

You must register to receive the Zoom link: Register here.

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2022 Feb 15

Equity and Social Justice Series: Incarceration

12:00pm to 1:00pm

Location: 

TBA

Speakers:

Edjah K. Nduom, MD,
Associate Professor of Neurosurgery, Emory University School of Medicine

Monik Jimenez, ScD,
Assistant Professor in the Department of Epidemiology, Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health;
Assistant Professor of Medicine, Brigham and Women's Hospital

Moderator:

Alden Landry, MD, MPH
Assistant Dean, Office for Diversity Inclusion and Community Partnership, Harvard Medical School
Assistant Professor,...

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2022 Feb 09

NIH Tribal Health Research Office: A Holistic Approach to Improving Health Through Biomedical Research

12:00pm to 1:00pm

Location: 

https://harvard.zoom.us/j/95626875220?pwd=REFFOFUyRDZMODMwMXJUdHR1ZmJHUT09#success

Indigenous Health & Well-Being Colloquium Series: NIH Tribal Health Research Office: A Holistic Approach to Improving Health Through Biomedical Research 

David Wilson, PhD, Director, Tribal Health Research Office; Associate Faculty, Center for American Indian Health, Johns Hopkins Univeristy 

Sponsored by the Harvard University Native American Program and the HMS Department of Global Health & Social Medicine 

No registration required. 

Victor Lopez Carmen

One Small Step Illustrating How Medical Schools Can Promote Indigenous Students’ Well-Being

January 1, 2022

I am a Dakota medical student. In January 2021, my tribal government sent a letter to my medical school that read in part: I am writing this letter on behalf of our enrolled member who is a student at your school. He will be attending two very important traditional Dakota ceremonies this year and will need to be excused from school.

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