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The Office for External Education offers an entrepreneurial and team-oriented approach to learning, including:
- Continuing education course offerings taught by HMS faculty within the clinical departments of HMS's affiliated hospitals. Learn more about course offerings »
Alumni Education Discounts
The HMS Alumni Council and the Office for External Education, led by Dean David Roberts, MD ’95, are pleased to offer these benefits specifically for you. We hope you enjoy them and that they help to create a lifelong connection between you and the School.
25% off online continuing medical education courses
Continue your education with self-paced, online courses taught by HMS’s renowned faculty, including clinicians, researchers, and educators. HMS Global Academy has both accredited and non-accredited content available for medical professionals.
Included on the platform is the Opioid Use Disorder Program, a free 24-credit-hour program funded in part by the National Institute of Drug Abuse.
One month free of Harvard Health Online or one free special health report
Drawing on the in-depth expertise found among our more than 11,000 HMS faculty and researchers, Harvard Health Publishing creates current, trustworthy, and actionable consumer-facing health content.
Harvard Health Online provides you with unlimited, immediate access to health news and information, including hundreds of pages of web-only content, email delivery of Harvard’s four monthly newsletters, and thousands of archived articles.
Our special health reports cover a variety of topics, from hypertension, cholesterol, and nutrition and fitness, to pain management and mental health.
$200 off HMX Fundamentals for friends and family of HMS alumni
HMX Fundamentals is an online program created to communicate foundational concepts in new ways and expand access to the deep knowledge of the Harvard Medical School community.
Led by renowned HMS faculty, the courses combine the rigor of the medical school curriculum with an interactive multimedia experience including detailed visualizations, real-world scenarios, and patient interactions demonstrating how concepts are applied to clinical practice. Available courses include physiology, biochemistry, immunology, and genetics.
Here’s how it works:
- Family and friends of HMS alumni should click here to complete an application for the next HMX Fundamentals course, and contact email@example.com to obtain the code to waive the application fee.
- HMX will notify the applicant if s/he has been accepted to the program. If accepted, the applicant will receive $200 off the program fee for the course or bundle.
The Office for External Education may also be able to provide special group offers for alumni-referred organizational training programs. Please contact firstname.lastname@example.org to discuss offering HMX Fundamentals courses to your organization.