2021 Virtual Graduation Ceremonies
Thursday, May 27
Harvard University's and HMS's graduation celebrations and ceremonies were held virtually to ensure the health and safety of all Harvard communities.
As you practice medicine and provide dental care or seek the answers to our most profound questions through research, seek opportunities to serve those who don’t have your background and have a different perspective on life.
—Valerie Montgomery Rice, Class Day keynote speaker
First, tackle hard problems. ... Second, find ways to make the world a better place.
—Dan Barouch, master's ceremony keynote speaker
For behold, the winter is past;
the rain is over and gone.
The flowers appear upon the earth,
the time of the singing has come.
—From “The Winter Is Past,” by Jeremy Faust
Whatever we do next, whether it’s clinical work, science, or industry, “the mindset to seek out and build collaborations is a core HST tenet we will carry with us.
—Aditya Kalluri, HST class speaker
Improving Medicine To Serve All People
Asmaa Rimawi researches the effects of discrimination on health and health care delivery.
A Natural Inclination
Troy Amen wants to address socioeconomic inequalities from an administrative perspective.
The Questioning Approach
Jamaji Nwanaji-Enwerem investigates how airborne particles affect biological aging.
For Mark Zaki, connecting on a human level is important.
Being Creative and Helping Others
Krissy Lyon seeks to understand the neuroscience behind behavior.