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Student Videos

What Does the Spleen Do?

Students ask 'What does the spleen do?' in new parody video created for the 107th Annual Second Year Show by the Harvard Medical School and Harvard School of Dental Medicine class of 2016.

Student Teacher

Aspiring radiologist's path shaped by tutoring at HMS.


Case Study in Camaraderie

Arsani William hopes to build a career that will impact an entire population. He believes that interactions with fellow students and professors will help him navigate that route.


Musical Scripts

A conversation with Sherman Jia


An Interactive Community

Grad student Renan Escalante talks about his experience


Progress & Possibilities

Members of the HMS community devote their careers to improving lives locally, nationally and globally. Learn about some of their recent achievements and plans for the future.


'White Coat'

A Lip Gloss Parody feat. the HMS/HSDM class of 2017.



A look at the HMS admissions process


Photo Galleries

Match Day 2014

Each year on Match Day medical students  across the nation learn where they will complete the next  phase of their training.



Soma Weiss Student Research Day 2015

Students presented their research during Soma Weiss Day, established in honor of an inspiring HMS teacher, physician and ardent supporter of student research.



2014 Second-Year Show

The 108th annual Second-Year Show at Harvard Medical School parodied faculty members, the School and the medical education community through song, dance and popular culture references.



White Coat Day 2014

Students don traditional white coats, signifying tradition in a changing world of medicine.



Class Day 2014

HMS and HSDM graduates celebrate their accomplishments with their family and friends on the Quad. View a roundup of the day's festivities.

Students in

the News

Harvard Medical Students Participate in "Die-in"

Some 100 Harvard Medical School students on Wednesday protested the deaths of unarmed black men at the hands of police as well as racial inequality in medical treatment.



Carlos Estrada Alamo

My journey from an undocumented immigrant to Harvard Medical School.



Our Mission

To create and nurture a diverse community

of the best people committed to leadership in alleviating human suffering caused by disease