Healthcare & Medicine

2019 Apr 01

More than the MD: Exploring Careers in the Health Professions

4:30pm to 5:30pm

Location: 

OCS, 54 Dunster St Cambridge, MA 02138
Join representatives from MGH Institute of Health Professions, affiliated with Massachusetts General Hospital, to learn about career pathways, educational requirements, and scope of practice for all members of the health care team from nurses and physician assistants to genetic counselors, physical therapists, speech-language pathologists, and occupational therapists. The panel will be moderated by Peter Cahn, PhD, MGH Institute, and Sean Palfrey, MD, Faculty Dean of Adams House.... Read more about More than the MD: Exploring Careers in the Health Professions
2019 Mar 12

Pre-Health Question Center

7:00pm to 9:00pm

Location: 

Science Center (in front of the electronic message board)
Any quick premed or pre-health questions? Come to the Pre-Health Question Center to meet Pre-Health Peer Liaison PAFs (PPL PAFs) and ask about anything (courses, extracurriculars, summers, what it means to be premed, etc.)!
2019 Apr 09

Pre-Health Question Center

7:00pm to 9:00pm

Location: 

Science Center (in front of the electronic message board)

Any quick premed or pre-health questions? Come to the Pre-Health Question Center to meet Pre-Health Peer Liaison PAFs (PPL PAFs) and ask about anything (courses, extracurriculars, summers, what it means to be premed, etc.)!

2019 Mar 07

Health Policy Training and Careers with Zirui Song, MD, PhD

4:30pm to 5:30pm

Location: 

OCS, 54 Dunster St, Cambridge, MA 02138
Zirui Song, MD, PhD will speak about his training and career path in health care policy and medicine. His work focuses on policies to address health care spending and quality, including the effect of provider payment policies in Medicare and the privately-insured population. Dr. Song is a an assistant professor of health care policy and medicine at Harvard Medical School and a general internist at Massachusetts General Hospital. He received his Ph.D. in Health Policy (Economics track) from Harvard University, and his M.D. magna cum laude from HMS. He completed his residency training at MGH.... Read more about Health Policy Training and Careers with Zirui Song, MD, PhD
2019 Feb 06

Medical School Application Process

7:00pm to 8:00pm

Location: 

OCS, 54 Dunster St, Cambridge, MA 02138
Juniors and seniors: The OCS pre-med advisers will run through all the basic “how-to questions” regarding the application timeline and will discuss such issues as letters of recommendation, the personal statement, the AMCAS application, school selection, secondary applications, what to expect with regard to interviews, how to work with your house pre-med committee, and how to decide whether this is the year for you to apply.... Read more about Medical School Application Process
2019 Feb 12

Medical School Application Process (Webinar)

4:30pm to 5:30pm

For Harvard College juniors, seniors, and alumni only: The OCS pre-med advisers will run through all the basic “how-to questions” regarding the application timeline and will discuss such issues as letters of recommendation, the personal statement, the AMCAS application, school selection, secondary applications, what to expect with regard to interviews, how to work with your house pre-med committee, and how to decide whether this is the year for you to apply.... Read more about Medical School Application Process (Webinar)
2019 Feb 08

Pre-Health 101

4:00pm to 5:00pm

Location: 

OCS, 54 Dunster St, Cambridge, MA 02138
Come meet the Harvard pre-health advising team and learn how you can successfully launch your premed or pre-health studies. We will review advising resources at Harvard, how to find health-related opportunities and research positions, and how to think about your different extracurricular activities.
2019 Feb 20

Planning Your Gap Year(s) Before Medical School: Private Sector Options

5:30pm to 6:30pm

Location: 

OCS, 54 Dunster Street, Cambridge, MA, 02138
Thinking of taking a gap year? Have you considered spending a year or two in a health-related business setting? Come meet a panel of Harvard alumni who have pursued these options and gone on to apply to medical school. The panelists will share their experiences and insights on how to plan a gap year in the private, for-profit sector and how to manage the medical school application process during those gap years. PLEASE REGISTER TO ATTEND.
2019 Apr 04

Selecting Medical Schools

5:30pm to 6:30pm

Location: 

OCS, 54 Dunster St, Cambridge, MA 02138
Planning to apply to medical school this summer? Come to this workshop as part of the spring workshop series for students and alumni applying in summer 2019. An appropriate list for your background can be the key to a successful admissions process. PLEASE REGISTER TO ATTEND.
2019 Mar 05

Paths to Medical School for Athletes: Gaining Traction in Pre-Health

8:00pm to 9:00pm

Location: 

Ticknor Lounge
There truly is no "average" or "typical" premed student—especially if you are an athlete! Hear about all the different ways to be premed at Harvard. Learn about all the different tracks in medicine (and the ways to get there such as non-science concentrations!) and how to put together your time at Harvard to have the most enjoyable experience possible while also being premed. This workshop is geared towards freshmen and sophomore athletes, but all undergraduates are welcome.... Read more about Paths to Medical School for Athletes: Gaining Traction in Pre-Health
2019 Feb 11

Pre-Health 101

4:30pm to 5:30pm

Location: 

OCS, 54 Dunster St, Cambridge, MA 02138
Meet the Harvard pre-health advising team and learn how you can successfully launch your premed or pre-health studies. We will review advising resources at Harvard, how to find health-related opportunities and research positions, and how to think about your different extracurricular activities.

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