Thoughts from the Dean

Dean's Blog

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.

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

October 16, 2015

Advances notable but barriers remain


George Daley, M.D., Ph.D.George Q. Daley, MD, PhD
Dean, Harvard Medical School


After the March for Science, the fight must go on

After the March for Science, the fight must go on
Dean Daley and his peers discuss the transformative power of biomedical research and the critical need to preserve NIH funding for the life-altering discoveries of tomorrow.



Image: Boston Children's Hospital

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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