The Office of Communications and External Relations (OCER) supports Harvard Medical School's role as a world leader in biomedical research and medical education, and as a thought leader that informs policy related to health care and global health. OCER stewards the public conversation while enhancing public confidence in the scientific enterprise. Through the design of external relations and internal communications strategies, OCER contributes to national and international discussions and ensures that the School’s nearly 12,000 faculty, as well as students and staff, are well-informed.
What We Do
With integrity and transparency, OCER communicates strategically to inform, inspire and engage.