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.

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

September 29, 2015

The risks and benefits of new communication





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


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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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