Symposia

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Alumni are encouraged to attend public lectures on campus.

Harvard Medical School has many expert alumni, faculty, and staff who present on a broad array of topics.

Alumni at a symposium on campus


Additional events

Longwood Seminars

Longwood Seminars

The Longwood Seminars are a free series geared toward the general public and features faculty from HMS and its affiliate hospitals presenting on a wide variety of timely topics. At the end of the seminar series, participants who attend three out of the four sessions receive a certificate of completion.

 

Dunham Lecture Series

The annual Dunham Lecture Series brings leaders in biomedicine, including 28 Nobel laureates, to the HMS campus. The lectures aim to advance medical sciences by “strengthening the bonds of fellowship and understanding between students and investigators in this and foreign countries.” 

Class of 1958

Lecture

People clapping in full lecture hall

Howard Corwin, MD '58 spoke to the graduating class of 2013 about the evolution of the doctor patient relationship, the effect of corporatization of modern medicine and changes in health care policy on doctors and patients, and the changes in medical education and challenges to future practitioners. Watch the lecture here.

Alumni Day

Symposium

Malcolm Cox, MD ’70, Eric B. Larson, MD ’73, Steve Weinberger, MD ’73. Image: Channing Johnson

The 2013 symposium brought together a group of U.S. health care leaders to discuss how the nation should proceed as it attempts to cut costs and improve health care for millions. 


Watch the symposium here (Click the Alumni.Harvard Login button at the bottom of the page. Username and password are required).

Faculty

Symposium

Bohdan Pomahac (from left), A. Benedict Cosimi, Joseph Vacanti and Terry Strom discuss challenges and achievements in transplant medicine. Image: Channing Johnson

Dedicated to Joseph E. Murray, MD '43, the 2013 talk explored the progress in transplantation and organ regeneration fifty-eight years after he performed the first successful organ transplant in a human. 


Watch the symposium here (Click the Alumni.Harvard Login button at the bottom of the page. Username and password are required).