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Backing Up Science on the Quad

Rainer Fuchs and IT team help HMS to get a new "backbone"

Rainer Fuchs, HMS chief information officer

Supporting science and education through technology is what inspires Rainer Fuchs, chief information officer at Harvard Medical School, and his team.
Read the full interview.

Combating a Crisis

Med School curriculum responds to opioid epidemic

Med students to learn better ways to treat and prevent prescription drug misuse. Photo: Steve Lipofsky
Revamped HMS curriculum teaches students better pain medicine prescribing practices, the signs of addiction and hopes to de-stigmatize substance use disorders. Read more.


Traveling on a Two Way Street

Ombudsperson Melissa Brodrick shares advice on receiving feedback and open communication. Read more.

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Community Values Video

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Career Connections Across Harvard

As part of the Engagement @ Harvard initiative, the University is hosting “Career Connections Across Harvard,” a networking event for staff on June 14, 2016.

This event is opportunity for staff to meet with representatives from different schools and units around the University to explore other areas of work at the university and expand professional networks.

Visit the Career Connections event website to learn more.  


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Editor: Amy Magin
Assistant Editor: Angela Alberti
Contributors: Shannon Patterson, Chelsea Keyes, Linda Miklas, Tania Rodriguez, Susan Vomacka