Welcome to the Harvard/MIT MD-PhD program's centralized student resources page designed to provide you with ready access to any and every support system for your personal and professional training needs. As always, please contact the MD-PhD office for any further information or guidance!

Student Advising and Support Resources

Internal Website for Current MD-PhD students

Harvard Medical School (HMS) Resources

Academic & Student Affairs (including mental health and wellness)

Regina Mitchell, MD, Director of Office of Advising Resources, Harvard Medical School
Phone: (617) 432-2653
Email: regina_mitchell@hms.harvard.edu

HMS Student Affairs
HMS/HSDM Peer Point

Career Services & Professional Development

Career & Professional Development Navigator
HMS Career Advising
Writing and Communication Center - Harvard Catalyst

Conflict Resolution

Harvard Medical School Ombuds Office

Disability Services

Accommodations for Students with Disabilities:

In compliance with Section 504 of the Federal Rehabilitation Act of 1973, the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) of 1990 and the ADA Amendments Act of 2008, as well as applicable state regulations and federal and state privacy laws, the Harvard MD-PhD Program is committed to providing accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities.

To connect to the Harvard Medical School Accessibility page, click here, or contact:
Timothy Rogers, Director of Disability Services at HMS & HSDM
Disability Services Office
Harvard Medical School, TMEC 347
Email: timothy_rogers@hms.harvard.edu

Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion Offices

HMS Office for Diversity Inclusion and Community Partnership
HMS Office of Recruitment and Multicultural Affairs (ORMA)
HMS/HSDM Joint Committee on the Status of Women

Affinity Groups

Harvard Medical School Student Council Student Group Directory
Harvard Graduate Women in Science and Engineering
Association of Harvard Asian and Asian American Faculty and Staff
Harvard Gender and Sexuality Caucus
Harvard Foundation for Intercultural and Race Relations
Harvard University Association of Black Faculty, Administrators, and Fellows
Harvard University of Harvard Latino Faculty and Staff
LGBTQ and Allies at Harvard Medical School (LAHMS)
Harvard University Native American Program
Longwood Medical Area Romanian Biomedical Scientists Group

MD Student Handbook

MD Student Handbook

Harvard Graduate School of Arts and Sciences (GSAS) Resources

Academic & Student Affairs (including mental health & wellness)

Danielle Farrell, Director of Student Services, GSAS
telephone: 617-495-5005

Career Services & Professional Development

Office of Career Services - GSAS

Harvard University (HU) Resources

Mental Health & Wellness

Center for Wellness and Health Promotion
HUHS Student Mental Health Services
Office of Sexual Assault Prevention & Response

Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion Offices

Harvard University Diversity Inclusion & Belonging Resources

Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) Resources

(note: for HST MD and MIT PhD students only)

Academic & Student Affairs (including mental health & wellness)

MIT OFFICE of the Dean for Graduate Education - Help and Advising Resources
Office of Graduate Education
telephone: 617-253-4860
e-mail: odge@mit.edu

Disability and Access Services

Disability and Access Services

Career Services & Professional Development

MIT Career Advising

Other Resources

Career Services & Professional Development

AAAS's My Individual Development Plan
ImaginePhD (for humanities and social sciences)

Residency Resources

AAMC CIM Website
AAMC Residency Explorer (AAMC ID Required)
AAMC Residency Website
ABIM Physician-Investigator Pathway Criteria
ACGME Website
ACGME Institution and Program Finder
AMA's FREIDA Search Engine
APSA Research Residency Search Engine
MD-PhD Program Internal Website - Research Residency and Post Grad Opportunities
NIH Clinical Elective Programs
NIH Postdoctoral Research Training Awards
NIH Resident Elective Program


Here is some thoughtful advice from former graduates of our Program: 
"Risk and Return for the Clinician-Investigator" S. E. Henrickson, D. Altshuler, Sci. Transl. Med. 4, 135cm6 (2012)

"Knocking on opportunity's door", D. Shao. Science (2016)