Healthcare & Medicine

2018 Mar 28

One-on-One Office Hours with Jessica Halem, LGBT Program Director, Harvard Medical School

3:00pm to 5:00pm

Location: 

BGLTQ Office, Grays Hall, Ground Level
Are you a BGLTQ undergrad at Harvard exploring academic and career interests and want to find out more about a life in medicine and the health and biological sciences? Are you applying to medical school or to get a PhD, and have questions or concerns about navigating the process as a BGLTQ student? Chat with Jessica Halem, LGBT Program Director, Harvard Medical School. ... Read more about One-on-One Office Hours with Jessica Halem, LGBT Program Director, Harvard Medical School
2018 Mar 28

LGBTQ Careers in Medicine Panel

5:30pm to 7:00pm

Location: 

BGLTQ Office, Grays Hall, Ground Level
Heal the world, fight for social justice, be a doctor. We need more LGBTQ people in healthcare and medical research. We need you! Meet with a range of LGBTQ doctors, researchers and students from Harvard Medical School who are bringing their whole selves to the work of changing the world and saving lives. No pre-med required. Join us for a panel discussion and reception facilitated by Harvard Medical School LGBT Program Director Jessica Halem. All are welcome!... Read more about LGBTQ Careers in Medicine Panel
2018 Feb 08

How to Connect with Alumni in Healthcare

4:00pm to 5:00pm

Location: 

OCS, 54 Dunster St, Cambridge, MA 02138

Come meet with Cara Natterson and Keith Gross, co-founders of the Harvard Alumni Association Healthcare Shared Interest Group, to learn how to connect with alumni who work in or take an interest in healthcare (ie how to network with alumni and contact alumni about job/internship opportunities and shadowing). PLEASE REGISTER TO...

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2018 Mar 21

Healthcare Administration Alumni-in-Residence Career Chat: Dr. Jonathan Welch MD '07

4:00pm to 5:00pm

Location: 

OCS, 54 Dunster St, Cambridge, MA 02138

Are you interested in improving health systems and delivery, but not exactly sure how hospitals, health insurance, and Medicaid/Medicare work? Join us for a discussion with Dr. Jonathan Welch (MD ’07), Chief Medical Officer at Boston Medical Center HealthNet Plan. An Emergency Medicine physician by training, Dr. Welch spent several years at McKinsey before transitioning to his leadership role in accountable care at BMCHP. He is excited to meet with students who want to learn more about the business and management side...

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2018 Feb 22

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

5:00pm to 6:00pm

Location: 

OCS, 54 Dunster St, Cambridge, MA 02138
Thinking of taking a gap year? Have you considered spending a year or two in a health-related business setting such as healthcare consulting or a healthcare startup? 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.
2018 Feb 09

Pre-Health 101

4:00pm to 5:00pm

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 essential advising resources at Harvard, how to find health-related opportunities and research positions, and important academic information about courses, medical school requirements, and timelines for applying to medical and other health professions schools. No RSVP necessary.
2018 Mar 29

Selecting Medical Schools

5:00pm to 6:00pm

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 2018. An appropriate list for your background can be the difference between having choices and receiving no offers of admission. PLEASE REGISTER TO ATTEND.
2018 Feb 13

Medical School Application Process

7:00pm to 8:30pm

Location: 

OCS, 54 Dunster St, Cambridge, MA 02138
If you are a junior or senior who will be applying to medical school this June for matriculation in August of 2019 or if you are senior planning to apply in the future, this workshop is for you. 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... Read more about Medical School Application Process
2018 Mar 01

Finding a Lab That Fits: Gaining Traction in Pre-Health

4:00pm to 5:30pm

Location: 

OCS, 54 Dunster St, Cambridge, MA 02138
Excited to find a lab to do term time or summer research? Curious about what it means to “do research”? Come to this workshop to learn about how to find a lab, important questions to ask, different ways to fit this in your schedule, and how to find funding. OCS Premed and Pre-Health advisers, OCS Peer Pre-health Liaison Peer Advising Fellows, and upperclassmen will be on hand to answer questions and help you think about your plans. This workshop is geared towards freshmen and sophomores, but all undergraduates are welcome.... Read more about Finding a Lab That Fits: Gaining Traction in Pre-Health
2018 Feb 08

Medical School Application Process

4:30pm to 6:00pm

Location: 

OCS, 54 Dunster St, Cambridge, MA 02138
If you are a junior or senior who will be applying to medical school this June for matriculation in August of 2019 or if you are senior planning to apply in the future, this workshop is for you. 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... Read more about Medical School Application Process
2018 Mar 22

Diversity in Premed Paths: Gaining Traction in Pre-Health

7:00pm to 8:00pm

Location: 

Sever 213

There truly is no "average" or "typical" premed student! Hear about all the different ways to be premed at Harvard. Learn about all the different ways to get to medical schools including non-science concentrations, taking gap years, and taking courses after you graduate (post-bac). We want you to be able to put together your time at Harvard to have the most enjoyable experience possible while also being premed. Hear from the PPL PAFs, and other Harvard College upperclassmen. This workshop is geared towards freshmen and sophomores, but all...

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2018 Feb 12

Pre-Health 101

4:00pm to 5:00pm

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 essential advising resources at Harvard, how to find health-related opportunities and research positions, and important academic information about courses, medical school requirements, and timelines for applying to medical and other health professions schools. No RSVP necessary.

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