Healthcare & Medicine

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)
2018 Nov 29

The Art of Talking Science: Plenary Session

5:00pm to 6:30pm

Location: 

NRB350, 77 Ave. Louis Pasteur, Boston

Are you interested in improving your science communication skills using a method developed by Alan Alda (yes, from M*A*S*H)? The Alan Alda Center for Communicating Science uses improvisation-based techniques to train science professionals to communicate about science.

This interactive session introduces participants to general principles in how to craft short, clear, conversational statements, intelligible to non-scientists, about what you do and why it matters. The session consists of an interactive presentation and discussion on...

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2018 Nov 14

Pre-Health Summer Planning for Athletes: Gaining Traction in Pre-Health

7:00pm to 8:30pm

Location: 

Murr Center, 65 N Harvard St., Boston, MA 02163

Summers are valuable for all students, but this is especially true for athletes! Come hear from Leanne Gaffney, from the Summer Planning & Funding team at the Office of Careers Services, and premed/pre-health student athletes about different ways they have spent their summers. This workshop is geared towards first-year students and sophomores, but all undergraduates are welcome. Pizza will be served. ...

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2018 Dec 03

Finding Research: From Humanities to the Sciences: Gaining Traction in Pre-Health

4:30pm to 6:00pm

Location: 

OCS, 54 Dunster St, Cambridge, MA 02138
Excited 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/research advisor, 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 first-year students and sophomores, but all undergraduates are welcome.... Read more about Finding Research: From Humanities to the Sciences: Gaining Traction in Pre-Health
2018 Oct 01

Medical School Interview Workshop

4:30pm to 6:00pm

Location: 

OCS, 54 Dunster St, Cambridge, MA 02138
Discuss and practice the basics of interviewing for med school. We ask that only current applicants or seniors who will be applying in a future application cycle sign up. Students applying to other health-related schools (e.g., dental and vet) are also welcome. PLEASE REGISTER THROUGH CRIMSON CAREERS TO ATTEND.
2018 Sep 14

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.
2018 Sep 27

Pre-Health 101

4:30pm to 5:30pm

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.
2018 Nov 28

Financing Your Medical Education

4:30pm to 5:30pm

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. First-year students through alumni are welcome to attend. PLEASE REGISTER THROUGH CRIMSON CAREERS TO ATTEND.
2018 Oct 17

Getting Clinical Experience: Gaining Traction in Pre-Health

4:30pm to 6:00pm

Location: 

OCS, 54 Dunster St, Cambridge, MA 02138
Excited to gain clinical experience? Hear from the Premed and Pre-health advisers and the OCS Pre-Health Peer Liaison (PPL) PAFs and representatives from different student groups. You'll to hear about the variety of ways inside and outside Harvard to gain clinical experience. This workshop is geared towards first-year students and sophomores, but all undergraduates are welcome. PLEASE REGISTER THROUGH CRIMSON CAREERS TO ATTEND.
2018 Sep 21

Medical School Interview Workshop

4:30pm to 6:00pm

Location: 

OCS, 54 Dunster St, Cambridge, MA 02138
Discuss and practice the basics of interviewing for med school. We ask that only current applicants or seniors who will be applying in a future application cycle sign up. Students applying to other health-related schools (e.g., dental and vet) are also welcome. PLEASE REGISTER THROUGH CRIMSON CAREERS TO ATTEND.
2018 Sep 06

Medical School Mock Interviews for LGBTQ Applicants with Maya Harary

1:30pm to 3:30pm

Location: 

OCS, 54 Dunster St, Cambridge, MA 02138
Sign up for a 30-minute mock interview with Maya Harary. Maya is a fourth-year medical student at HMS. She is originally from Israel by way of the Netherlands and moved to the US for college. She studied neuroscience at Johns Hopkins before starting medical school. At HMS she was an executive board member of the LGBTQ student group (LAHMS) and a member of the Dean’s Advisory Committee on LGBT Affairs. She also served on the Admissions Committee for two cycles. She is currently applying into residency in Neurosurgery. Strong preference will be given to current medical school applicants. PLEASE... Read more about Medical School Mock Interviews for LGBTQ Applicants with Maya Harary
2018 Oct 10

Pre-Health 101 for Athletes

7:00pm to 8:30pm

Location: 

Murr Center
This orientation is primarily for first-year and sophomore student-athletes considering careers in medicine or another health profession, but all students are welcome to attend. 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 how to think about your different extracurricular activities. Please register by completing the RSVP form on the... Read more about Pre-Health 101 for Athletes
2018 Sep 14

Pre-Health 101

5:00pm to 6:00pm

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.

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