Thoughts from the Dean

Dean's Blog

Thoughts from Barbara J. McNeil, HMS Acting Dean

Welcome to the Dean’s Corner, where the dean regularly shares thoughts and views on topical issues important to the practice of medicine, to medical education and to the lively, vital world of biomedical research. Posts prior to August 1, 2016, were authored by former HMS Dean Jeffrey S. Flier.

August 1, 2016
June 29, 2016

"We can all be proud of what we have jointly accomplished on behalf of HMS over the past nine years, sometimes against great odds."

May 26, 2016

In his 2016 Class Day keynote address, Dean Jeffrey S. Flier discusses transitions, recalling his own medical school commencement 44 years ago: “This is not just a day to celebrate. It's also a day of transition.” 

March 4, 2016

Progress and problems in bioscience publishing today

January 11, 2016

Expressing gratitude for efforts over the past year and some intentions for 2016

November 12, 2015

Jeffrey S. Flier announces his transition as dean of Harvard Medical School