Student Advising

Personal, Academic & Career Advising

Offices Supporting Students

Office of Student Affairs

The Office of Student Affairs is available to address any academic or personal issue that may arise, no matter how big or small it may seem. Feel free to walk in any time.

Academic Societies

All students are assigned to an Academic Society and provided with an advisor that will follow them longitudinally throughout their time at Harvard Medical School. London Society will provide additional advising related to HST-specific issues as well as research. Your Society advisor can assist you in finding mentors to explore a field you might be interested in exploring.

Learning Resources & Support

Topic-Based Info

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Academic Advising

All students are assigned to an Academic Society and provided with an advisor that will follow them longitudinally throughout their time at Harvard Medical School. London Society will provide additional advising related to HST-specific issues as well as research. Your Society advisor can assist you in finding mentors to explore a field you might be interested in exploring.

Personal Advising

Medical school can be a joyful but also challenging time. Students may face variety of struggles during their time at HMS.

Research Advising

The Scholars in Medicine Fellows are available to help Pathways students with scholarly projects. HST/London Society has a team of research advisors. They are available to help find a research mentor and to lead you through the process from proposal to completion of your research project.

Career Advising

Career advising begins for students during their first week of medical school and continues throughout their tenure at HMS. Career advising programs are built into every stage of the curriculum—preclerkship, clerkship/Principal Clinical Experience (PCE), and post-PCE—to help launch students into residency.

Residency Advising

HMS will guide you through the Residency application process through individual and group session along with providing with online resources.

Alumni Advising

HMS alumni are available to mentor students. If you are looking for a mentor who can advise on your particular interests please contact the Alumni Advising Volunteer Coordinator.