Thoughts from the Dean

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Thoughts from George Q Daley, HMS 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.

September 6, 2017

This blog entry is the text of a letter sent by Harvard Medical School Dean George Q. Daley to the HMS community.

May 25, 2017

In his 2017 Class Day keynote address, Dean George Q. Daley calls on graduates to prepare themselves for a lifetime of service in challenging, exciting times. 

April 26, 2017
January 30, 2017

This blog entry is the text of a letter sent by Harvard Medical School Dean George Q. Daley to the HMS community in response to an executive order travel ban signed on Jan. 27. 

 
January 9, 2017

I give a lot of talks and I get introduced a lot. Sometimes it gets a little hyperbolic and I often quip, "God, I wish my mom were here to hear that." Well, my mom is here today and I'm just thrilled to see so many very close friends and colleagues coming out to celebrate the beginning of my tenure as dean. My whole lab is here; two of my college roommates; my first graduate student, Eugene Koh, now a distinguished spine surgeon. My five brothers and sisters, I believe together for the first time since my father's funeral. My wonderful wife, Amy. My two great sons Jack and Nick, and my mom. I love you all.

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George Daley, M.D., Ph.D.George Q. Daley, MD, PhD
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Dean Daley offers guidance for a lifetime of learning, leadership and service.

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The Daley Lab aims to define fundamental principles of how stem cells contribute to tissue regeneration and repair and improve drug and transplantation therapies for patients with malignant and genetic bone marrow disease.

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