Learn with Harvard Medical School

Health care knowledge and insights—accessible to learners of all kinds

For more than 200 years, Harvard Medical School (HMS) has been the world’s most prestigious and trusted source of medical education. The HMS name is synonymous with best-in-class learning, clinical excellence and innovative biomedical research. The knowledge we impart through our educational offerings produces a transformational impact for individuals and teams looking to expand their knowledge, advance in their careers and improve the organizations and companies they serve.

The Office for External Education provides broad access to HMS’s peerless and constantly evolving body of medical knowledge and expertise. Programs and content created by our 12,000-member faculty draw upon firsthand clinical insights based on their breakthrough research and best practices. This authoritative and trustworthy information is available to a breadth of learners, including current and aspiring health care professionals; leaders at all levels within companies that serve the health care industry; and individuals seeking to live healthier lives.

Health care continues to evolve at a rapid pace as a result of factors ranging from advancements in biomedical science and the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic to the effects of health care inequities. Now more than ever, the world needs access to trusted health information. Now is the time to learn with Harvard Medical School. 

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Who Learns with Us?

The Office for External Education extends the impact of HMS’s knowledge and perspectives about medicine and health to diverse learners. 

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David H. Roberts, MD

Dean for External Education