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Commencement

‘Humanity in the Highest Regard’: Incoming BU President Speaks at HMS Class Day

Incoming Boston University President Melissa L. Gilliam urged graduates to “love yourself, love another, and love mankind” in a keynote speech at the Harvard Medical School and Harvard School of Dental Medicine Class Day on Thursday.

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‘A Profession of Sacrifice’: Harvard Medical School Students, Administrators Grapple with Growing Personal Tolls of Medicine

At Harvard, future doctors are grappling with recent changes to the medical landscape that have exacerbated burnout and moral injury.

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Central Administration

Nearly 400 Pro-Israel Harvard Affiliates Sign Letter Urging ‘Significant Consequences’ for Protesters

Nearly 400 pro-Israel Harvard alumni and affiliates signed an open letter to interim Harvard President Alan M. Garber ’76 condemning “the alarming escalation of antisemitism” on campus during the pro-Palestine encampment in Harvard Yard.

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Research

‘Deal with the Devil’: Harvard Medical School Faculty Grapple with Increased Industry Research Funding

As Harvard Medical School research increasingly leans on funding from biopharmaceutical companies to supplement government funding, many HMS researchers have embraced their financial support. Others are more wary.

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Harvard Medical School

Harvard Medical, Dental Students Allege Administrative Censorship in Annual Welcome Music Video

Harvard Medical School and School of Dental Medicine students alleged administrative censorship over the removal of pro-Palestine imagery from the annual student-made music video for new admits.

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Research

Harvard and the Effort to Bring Back the Wooly Mammoth

Harvard Medical School professor George M. Church didn’t think that by the end of his breakfast in Harvard Square, he would have $100,000 to bring back the wooly mammoth.

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Harvard Medical School

‘A Mess’: Harvard Med School Professor Plagiarized in Expert Report, Judge Says

Harvard Medical School assistant professor Dipak Panigrahy plagiarized large portions of an expert report on possibly carcinogenic chemicals, a federal judge wrote last month.

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Student Life

Incoming BU President Melissa Gilliam Will Speak at Harvard Medical School’s Class Day

Melissa L. Gilliam, the incoming president of Boston University, will serve as the Harvard Medical School’s class day speaker next month.

Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
Research

Beth Israel Researchers Find ChatGPT Outperformed Physicians in Some Clinical Reasoning Metrics

Researchers at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center found generative artificial intelligence tool ChatGPT-4 performed better than hospital physicians and residents in several — but not all — aspects of the clinical reasoning process, raising questions about the future use of AI in healthcare settings.

Longwood Affiliates Protest
Harvard Medical School

Healthcare Workers for Palestine Demand ‘Permanent Ceasefire’ at Harvard Medical School Protest

Twenty Longwood affiliates gathered outside Harvard Medical School Friday evening to protest the University’s “illegal Israeli settlements” and Israel’s treatment of healthcare workers in Gaza.

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Research

HMS Study Casts Doubt on AI’s Role in Diagnostic Radiology

Harvard Medical School researchers and affiliates have discovered that the use of artificial intelligence in radiology is not universally beneficial, contrary to existing research.

Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
Research

Harvard Neurologists Find Skin Biopsies Can Detect Parkinson’s Disease in Recent Study

A team of neurologists from Harvard-affiliated Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center found that skin biopsies can help predict early signs of four progressive neurodegenerative diseases — including Parkinson’s disease — in a study published March 20.

George Daley at Commencement 2023
Harvard Medical School

Harvard Medical School Dean George Daley ’82 Endorses Garber for President

Harvard Medical School Dean George Q. Daley ’82 endorsed interim Harvard President Alan M. Garber ’76 to permanently succeed Claudine Gay in a Tuesday interview with The Crimson.

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Harvard Medical School

‘Message of Hope’: 11 Harvard Affiliates Visit Israel in Solidarity Trip

Ten Harvard professors and one undergraduate joined a delegation of academics to visit Israel on a solidarity trip earlier this month.

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Research

Broad, Boston Children’s Provide Research Integrity Tools Following Longwood Data Manipulation Allegations

The Broad Institute and Boston Children’s Hospital are providing researchers with increased access to online image manipulation and plagiarism detection tools following multiple allegations of research misconduct against Longwood researchers.

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