Harvard's Office of Career Services

Career options in medicine are diverse: clinical practice, community health, medical administration, health policy, teaching, research, and more. While the majority of Harvard students and alumni pursuing careers in the health field focus on human medicine (MD degree, allopathic medicine, osteopathic medicine), a number of others will pursue related health fields such as public and global health, dental medicine, veterinary medicine, nursing, and other allied health fields such as optometry, pharmacy, and physical therapy. The path to becoming a medical professional is long and rigorous, and students must consider:

Advising and Events

To speak with an OCS premedical adviser, visit OCS during premed and health careers drop-in hours or chat online. Premedical and health careers events include medical school interview workshops, MD/PhD info sessions, graduate school visits, and more. See the premed calendar for the current schedules.

Additional questions?

Email us at premed at fas or schedule a 30-min appointment in Crimson Careers.


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