Amphitheater Chair


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Name a chair in the Joseph B. Martin Conference Center Amphitheater

The work being done today at Harvard Medical School has a profound impact on your life and that of your loved ones. Within just five square miles lies the world’s largest concentration of biomedical research focused on understanding—and curing—the diseases and disorders that vex us most.

Your gift will help HMS continue to train the next generation of leaders in science and medicine, as 100 percent supports scholarships and financial aid for HMS students.

Invest in the Future of Medicine

  • Give $10,000 to Harvard Medical School, payable over four years
  • Select the chair you would like to name
  • Name your chair for your family or in honor or in memory of a mentor, colleague, or loved one
  • Select a personal inscription for the elegant, brushed steel plaque, which will be affixed to the back of your chair
  • Feel good knowing your gift will support scholarships and financial aid for HMS students

With just 400 chairs, you won’t want to miss this opportunity to make a lasting impact.

Whom will you honor?

Mark Howard

To honor the memory of his friend and help other aspiring physicians pursue their dreams, Mark Howard, MD '85 elected to name an Amphitheater Chair in support of student scholarships and financial aid. "Naming a chair served as a living testimonial to my friend, our families and the humble upbringing we shared."

Ting David Lee Jr.

Ting David Lee Jr., MD ’57 named a chair in the Joseph B. Martin Conference Center Amphitheater to honor his parents for their "steadfast support."

Lisa Mayer

Lisa Mayer named a chair because "Giving to Harvard Medical School by naming a chair allows me to do some good in the world while supporting one of our most valuable resources: our students."

R. Pepper Murray

In addition to naming an Amphitheater Chair in honor of his 25th Reunion, R. Pepper Murray, MD ’86, helped secure $110,000 in current-use scholarship support for HMS students by encouraging classmates to name chairs through the "HMS ’86 Ortho Challenge."


      Whom will

      you honor?

      Whether you wish to name it for your family or pay tribute to a colleague or a faculty member, we’ve got a chair for that. Your personal message will be inscribed on the chair of your choosing.

      Virtual Tour

      Virutal Tour

      Situated at the heart of the HMS campus in the New Research Building, the Joseph B. Martin Conference Center embodies the spirit of scientific inquiry. It is here that research results are summarized, knowledge is shared, and new ideas and hypotheses are generated. With its contemporary design and prime location in the Longwood Medical Area, the amphitheater attracts leaders in academia and industry on a national and global scale. Watch the tour »

      Contact us to learn more:

      Elizabeth Chan
      Associate Director, Alumni Engagement
      (617) 384-8441