HMS and HSDM students gather in Harvard Yard on Thursday, May 30, 2013 for the conferring of degrees with graduates from across the University. View a roundup of the day's festivities.
Photos: Steve Lipofsky
Symbol of the profession. Dean for Students Nancy Oriol hands out stethoscopes, setting Harvard Medical School graduates apart in the Cambridge crowd.
Scope it out. HMS 2013 grad David Nemer is residency-ready, with stethoscope in hand. He’ll train in internal medicine at Brigham and Women’s Hospital.
Hopping henna. HMS grad Devika Bhushan was married on Sunday, May 26, 2013, in Tallahassee, Fla., then flew to Boston on Wednesday for her May 30 graduation. She plans to head to Baltimore the day after graduation to begin a residency program at Johns Hopkins.
Clinician scholars. Reid Maclellan, Natalie Davis and Ines Luis, graduates from the Scholars in Clinical Science Program, a post-graduate training program for doctors. Students in the program complete a mentor-based clinical research project and participate in a management course at Harvard Business School.
Making an entry. HMS graduates make their way through the Emerson Gate into Harvard Yard on May 30, 2013.
Come together. HMS grads Benedict Nwachukwu, Elijah Bell, Annabelle Outar, Annika Barnett, Terrell Cummings and Brittany Dixon gather before marching with their classmates into the Tercentenary Theatre in Cambridge.
Staying cool. HMS Class of 2013 grad Ashwin Nathan beats the heat before Harvard’s commencement exercises on May 30, 2013.
Savoring the moment. Dean of the Faculty of Medicine Jeffery S. Flier, and other Harvard deans, marched in the academic procession and shared the stage with dignitaries, honorary degree recipients, guests and members of the faculty during Harvard’s Commencement ceremony in Harvard Yard on May 30, 2013.
Honored guests. Boston Mayor Thomas Menino and entertainer Oprah Winfrey both received honorary degrees during Harvard University’s 362nd commencement in Cambridge, Mass., May 30, 2013.