Healthcare & Medicine

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 07

Healthcare Administration: Explore Careers

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 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

4:00pm to 5:00pm

Location: 

OCS, 54 Dunster St, Cambridge, MA 02138
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 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. Hear from the OCS Premed and Pre-Health advisers, the PPL PAFs, and other Harvard College upperclassmen. This workshop is geared towards freshmen and sophomores, but all undergraduates are welcome.... Read more about Diversity in Premed Paths: Gaining Traction in Pre-Health
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.
2018 Apr 24

AMCAS Workshop

7:00pm to 8:30pm

Location: 

Science Center TBA
Not sure how to fill out the AMCAS application for medical schools? Come to this "Completing the AMCAS Application" workshop, the final workshop in the spring series for students and alumni planning to apply in summer 2018. Note that this workshop is just for students who are about to apply to medical school this summer. We offer this workshop every year so those of you who will be applying next year (or beyond) will be able to join us in the future. PLEASE REGISTER TO ATTEND.
2017 Nov 29

Financing Your Medical Education

4:00pm to 5:00pm

Location: 

OCS, 54 Dunster St, Cambridge, MA 02138
Wondering how you will pay for medical school? Join us for this "Financing Your Medical Education" program with Stephanie Hunt, Director of Financial Aid at Harvard Medical School. Ms. Hunt will lead a discussion on financial aid options. Her comments will be relevant to all medical schools and all types of applicants, including international students. Freshmen through alumni are welcome to attend.... Read more about Financing Your Medical Education
2018 Jan 18

SITE VISIT: Museum of Fine Arts (MFA)

10:00am to 3:00pm

Location: 

The Museum of Fine Arts, Boston
RESERVATIONS: Reservations are now open. Reserve your spot today!
COST: $15 fee to hold your reservation. There is no charge for the site-visit. You will only be charged if you cancel within a week before the trip or do not show up on the morning of the visit. Note: If you do not have a credit card to reserve your spot on the trek, please contact Ruth Wilson at mrwilson@fas.... Read more about SITE VISIT: Museum of Fine Arts (MFA)

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