“You can remake our health care system and remake the world.”
“This is now your time. You are being called to do your part to be agents of health and use the power of science, combined with your own curiosity, talent and training to solve the problems that plague humanity today,
We are at a challenging moment in history, but challenges inspire evolution—an evolution that Harvard graduates can direct. How can we adapt to serve our communities and future generations? It is our responsibility to evolve ourselves from students of medicine and the sciences to drivers of social progress and innovation.
Before this pandemic, our communities dedicated tremendous time and resources toward our development as healthcare professionals for moments in history exactly like this; I feel privileged to have received such training and eager to apply it to the clinical, educational, and advocacy efforts we as healthcare providers are expected to fulfill in this uncertain time.
Sana Raoof will deliver the graduate English address during the University's virtual graduation ceremony. As an HMS student, she took on lung cancer and the tobacco industry.
Curiosity and Caution
Claire Wagner plans to improve health care delivery and access to medicine and technologies
Pamela Chen chronicles her medical training through paintings
Science of Success
Kayla Davis is on a mission to improve access to and promote STEM education in her home state of Oklahoma
A Defining Moment of Vulnerability
Damari Croswell finds the power to fight for disadvantaged patients by listening