Student Affairs

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A Show of Welcome

April 18, 2019

The annual FABRIC production by Harvard Medical School and Harvard School of Dental Medicine first-year students invites newly admitted students to join the community at the two schools.

This year’s theme, “Aje,” extends that invitation literally. "Aje" is Swahili for “Let them come,” said Bezaye Teshome, Castle Society student and FABRIC 2019 co-executive producer.

Student Life

October 21, 2019
Troy Ameen has set his sights on becoming a surgical administrator, a profession he thinks will well prepare him to one day run an urban hospital. In such a position, this rising fourth-year medical student and first-year MBA candidate says he would effect change both small and large: improving how operating rooms function, and “instituting changes from an administrative perspective” that would address socioeconomic inequalities. All with the goal of changing how health care is delivered.
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‘The first superhero that I ever came to know’

September 10, 2019
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’
2022 Mar 15

Soma Weiss Student Research Day

4:00pm to 6:00pm

Location: 

Online

Soma Weiss Student Research Day is an annual forum where medical and dental students present their scholarly work and learn about the investigative work of their peers. The event, first organized by Harvard faculty and medical students in 1940, honors the memory of Soma Weiss, MD (1899-1942), an inspiring teacher and physician at HMS and an ardent supporter of student research. The day consists of a poster session and selected student oral presentations.  It provides students with an opportunity to interact with faculty, staff, and peers from the greater Harvard community. ...

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2019 May 30

Graduation

(All day)

Location: 

Multiple Locations

Get up-to-date info on HMS Graduation.

Harvard Medical School/Harvard School of Dental Medicine Commencement and Class Day will take place Thursday, May 30, 2019.

On this day of ceremony and festivities, graduating students are granted their degrees and celebrate their accomplishments.

Schedule of Events

More detailed information is distributed to graduating students.

Commencement...

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2019 Apr 11

FABRIC: Aje

6:15pm to 8:30pm

Location: 

TMEC Atrium

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!

 

Read more about FABRIC: Aje
2019 Apr 11

Stimulating Brains and Opening Minds: The Multifaceted Career of a Neurologist, Neuroscientist, and Diversity Advocate

12:30pm to 1:30pm

Location: 

TMEC Carl W. Walter Amphitheatre
Robert H. Ebert Lecture presented by Roy Hamilton, MD, MS, FAAN, FANA, HMS '01, Associate Professor and Vice Chair for Diversity and Inclusion, Department of Neurology, University of Pennsylvania; Assistant Dean for Diversity and Inclusion, Perelman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania. Read more about Stimulating Brains and Opening Minds: The Multifaceted Career of a Neurologist, Neuroscientist, and Diversity Advocate
2019 May 22

Class of 2019: Transition to Internship

6:00pm to 7:30pm

Location: 

TMEC Amphitheater
For the Class of 2019: A panel presentation with residents who will share specialty-specific experiences during their internship year. Topics include: the first day and the first weeks as interns, intern responsibilities, useful technologies, surprises, responding to being paged, surviving night float, finding mentors, selecting publishable research, teaching activities, strategies for staying organized, family & work balance, and more! Moderated by Dr. Anthony D’Amico.
2019 Apr 24

Class of 2020: Applying to Residency Part II

6:00pm to 7:30pm

Location: 

TMEC Amphitheater
For the Class of 2020: Class Meeting with presentations given by Dr. Fidencio Saldaňa and Dr. Anthony D’Amico. Dinner available at 5:30 pm.

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