This webpage is for next of kin and family members of anatomical donors who willed their bodies to Harvard Medical School.

Read the community email from Harvard University Provost Alan M. Garber and Harvard Medical School Dean George Q. Daley, sent Dec. 7, 2023.

The alleged criminal acts committed by former HMS employee Cedric Lodge are morally reprehensible and inconsistent with the standards that Harvard University, Harvard Medical School, our anatomical donors, and their loved ones expect and deserve. We reaffirm our deep sorrow for the continued uncertainty and distress that families face as the criminal proceedings continue.

We have established the following resources specifically for next of kin and donor family members: