Harvard Medical School
Harvard Medical School Affiliates Hold COVID-19 Briefing on Reopening Strategies for Massachusetts and Harvard
Experts from Harvard Medical School and the T.H. Chan School of Public Health discussed the state of the COVID-19 pandemic Friday, along with challenges associated with preventing new infections from skyrocketing after easing lockdown restrictions.
The novel coronavirus may have begun spreading in China as early as August 2019, new research from a team of scientists led by Harvard Medical School professor John S. Brownstein suggests.
In response to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, two first-year Harvard Medical School students have developed a user review platform for COVID-19 testing sites.
Harvard Medical School will begin classes online for all first-year students in its medical, dental, and graduate programs this fall, the school announced Wednesday.
Rose's computerized database of medical information is used by over 1.5 million clinicians worldwide. Aside from his online pursuits, Rose worked as a professor at Harvard Medical School and a nephrologist at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center.
Most Critically Ill COVID-19 Patients Survive with Respiratory Failure Treatment Strategy, Research Finds
The majority of critically ill COVID-19 patients survive under current treatment guidelines for respiratory failure, clinicians at two Harvard teaching hospitals found.
Harvard Medical School is facing losses between $39 million and $65 million for the current fiscal year, Dean George Q. Daley ’82 announced in an email to affiliates Thursday.
Harvard Medical School announced Thursday that astronaut, chemical engineer, and surgeon Robert L. Satcher Jr. will be the keynote speaker for the 2020 Medical School and Dental School Class Day ceremonies.
Harvard Medical School Faculty Pen Letter to President Bacow Expressing Disappointment with Endowment Decision
Roughly 170 members of the Harvard Medical School faculty and their supporters sent a letter to University President Lawrence S. Bacow on Sunday criticizing the school’s plan to commit its $40.9 billion endowment to net-zero greenhouse gas emissions by 2050.
Harvard, Massachusetts General Hospital, and Georgia Tech researchers have created an interactive online COVID-19 simulator to help policymakers better respond to the novel coronavirus.
As many Americans seek out expert knowledge on the novel coronavirus in the midst of the pandemic, some Harvard School of Public Health and Harvard Medical School professors have taken to social media to inform the public about the virus.
Harvard and MIT researchers have found subsets of cells in the human nasal passages, lungs, and intestines that are particularly susceptible to COVID-19 infection, according to a study accepted to the scientific journal Cell Wednesday.
Harvard Medical School-affiliated physicians working at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center saw their bonuses and employer contributions for retirement plans reduced or eliminated as of the end of March, according to the Boston Globe.
Harvard Medical School, Partners HealthCare Criticized for Email Requesting Medical Student Volunteers
Harvard Medical School and Partners HealthCare came under fire this week for an email asking fourth-year medical students to volunteer at the Boston Hope medical center, a recently-opened 1000-bed COVID-19 recovery center.
‘A Window Into the Anxiety’: Sent Out of the Classroom and Off Rotations, Harvard Medical Students Reflect on COVID-19 Pandemic, Offer Aid Remotely
The COVID-19 pandemic has forced Harvard Medical School students out of the classrooms and hospitals where they had been training to become healthcare workers, just like their professors and supervisors currently working on the front lines.
Members of the Harvard Graduate Council elected Harvard Medical School student Chanthia C. Ma and Harvard Law School student Joshua J. Freundel as the body’s next president and vice-president at a Zoom meeting Monday night.
Harvard Medical School Dean George Q. Daley and two other Medical School faculty advocated for the use of “triage committees” within individual hospitals to address a potential shortage of ventilators nationwide in an article published in the New England Journal of Medicine late last month.
Graduate Students Advocate for Tuition Reimbursements, Extended Health Insurance Coverage Due to Remote Learning Transition
As Harvard transitions to remote instruction due to the coronavirus crisis, graduate students across the University’s 12 schools have advocated for tuition reimbursements to compensate for the in-person components of their education they can no longer access.
Three Harvard Medical School teaching hospitals — Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Brigham and Women’s Hospital, and Massachusetts General Hospital — have reported high numbers of coronavirus cases among employees.
A team of Harvard scientists led by professor Sandeep R. Datta found that certain cells in the nose express genes that facilitate COVID-19 infection.
Harvard Medical School and its affiliated hospitals and research institutions have formed six research working groups as part of a recently announced collaboration with a Chinese research institution, Harvard Medical School Dean George Q. Daley ‘82 said in an interview Friday.
Harvard-Affiliated Hospitals and Research Institutes Help Address Coronavirus Pandemic While Facing Resource Shortages
Several hospitals and research institutes affiliated with Harvard Medical School have increased healthcare and research activities to help fight the novel coronavirus pandemic, despite facing resource shortages.
As Coronavirus Strains Health System, Harvard Medical School Exploring 'Fully Voluntary' Early Graduation for Fourth-Year Students
Harvard Medical School is developing a plan to give fourth-year students the option to graduate a month early and join the healthcare workforce in anticipation of a major influx of coronavirus patients.
Students and faculty members from Harvard Medical School wrote and translated public health materials about COVID-19 into over 30 languages this week.