Students are always welcome to contact Amy Cohen, Director of Administration, for any issues or concerns. She can be reached by phone at (617) 432-0724 or by email at The MD-PhD Program Office is here to help!

Student Advising and Support Resources:

Regina Mitchell, MD, Director of Office of Advising Resources, Harvard Medical School
Phone: (617) 432-2653

HUHS Student Mental Health Services

HMS Career Advising

Career & Professional Development Navigator

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

Harvard Medical School Ombuds Office

Center for Wellness and Health Promotion

HMS/HSDM Peer Point

HMS Office for Diversity Inclusion and Community Partnership

HMS Office of Recruitment and Multicultural Affairs (ORMA)

Harvard University Diversity Inclusion & Belonging Resources

Harvard Graduate Women in Science and Engineering

MIT OFFICE of the Dean for Graduate Education - Help and Advising Resources

Office of Sexual Assault Prevention & Response

AAAS's My Individual Development Plan

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

MD Student Handbook


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