Commencement and Class Day 2019 Roundup
Class Day on the Quad
HMS and HSDM grads reflect and celebrate
Class of 2019 Oath
Grads pledge a promise to patients.
2019 Class Day Awards
Faculty and staff recognized for passion and care.
Degree candidates celebrate at Harvard Yard.
For at our best, we don’t just doctor, we heal.
Stephen Berman, ’73, aka Samuel Shem
To the extent that we respond to the health needs of the most vulnerable among us, we promote the health of the nation as a whole.
Former U.S. Surgeon General David Satcher
The central thing… is the sense of uniqueness and individuality of each patient… at every level from the neuronal to the spiritual.
The year 2000 and beyond will reveal a medicine of power and subtlety now difficult to imagine. But the relation between medicine and philosophy will not change.
This is our dilemma: that life is short and the art long, the occasion instant, experiment perilous, decision difficult.
John Maltsberger III
A Defining Moment of Vulnerability
Damari Croswell finds the power to fight for disadvantaged patients by listening
A Defining Moment of Harmony
Elliana Kirsch finds magic in the integration of medicine and music
A Defining Moment of Advocacy
Dalia Larios Chavez has a desire to empower and serve patients
A Defining Moment of Convergence
Ronit Malka’s inspiring experiences in the lab, the military and the hospital come together