Commencement and Class Day 2018 Roundup

Image of the Class of 2018

Into the Future
More than 200 HMS/HSDM graduates gathered under a whimsically arched tent to celebrate their new degrees as they look forward to beginning the next phase of their careers as researchers, educators and caregivers. Read full story.

Make It Matter

Neal Baer

Two decades after graduating from HMS, award-winning television writer/producer and public health advocate Neal Baer returned to the Quad to deliver a message drawn from his own experience: “Tell your stories. Make them matter.” Read full story.

The Great Society of Medicine​

Class of 2018 Speakers Compilation Image

This year's Class Day speakers offered a wide range of ways for the new HMS graduates to think about—and revolutionize—how health care is delivered in the U.S. Read excerpts and full speeches.

Passion and Practice​

2018 graduates of the MMSc in Clinical Investigation program

The Master's Degree Programs Graduation Ceremony celebrated graduates who completed creative and diligent work in advanced biomedical and health studies. Read the full story and speeches.


Congratulations, HMS and HSDM Class of 2018!

Class of 2018 with hats in the air

Harvard Medical School/Harvard School of Dental Medicine Commencement and Class Day took place Thursday, May 24, 2018. On this day of ceremony and festivities, graduating students were granted their degrees and celebrated their accomplishments.

Watch the Ceremonies

Full video is available of Class Day 2018.

Class Day 2018 Youtube Link
Class Day 2018 Youtube Video