Each spring, this symposium highlights new scientific initiatives at HMS.

In addition, the Hollis L. Albright, MD ’31 Award is presented at the annual symposium to an outstanding medical or surgical student at HMS.

The 2022 symposium was held on March 22. Stay tuned for details about the 2023 event. 

For more information, please email albright@hms.harvard.edu.

  • Past keynote speakers

    2022: Robert Gentleman, PhD, and Mark Namchuk, PhD
    2021: Shelly F. Greenfield, MD ’86, MPH
    2020: Postponed
    2019: Sharon K. Inouye, MD, MPH, and Bruce A. Yankner, MD, PhD
    2018: Arlene H. Sharpe, AB ’75, AM ’76, PhD ’81, MD ’82, and Steven A. Rosenberg, MD, PhD ’69
    2017: David M. Altshuler, MD ’90, PhD ’90, and Laurie H. Glimcher, AB ’72, MD ’76
    2016: Dennis A. Ausiello, AM ’67, MD, and Nancy E. Oriol, MD ’79
    2015: Edward M. Hundert, MD ’84, and George Q. Daley, AB ’82, MD ’91, PhD
    2013: Lewis C. Cantley, PhD and Peter K. Sorger, AB ’83, PhD
    2012: Elizabeth G. Nabel, MD, and John A. Parrish, MD
    2011: Eric S. Lander, PhD, and Vamsi K. Mootha, MD ’98
    2010: Robert S. Langer Jr., PhD, ScD, and David T. Scadden, MD
    2009: Edward J. Benz Jr., MD ’72, and Robert A. Weinberg, PhD
    2008: Atul A. Gawande, MD ’94, MPH ’99, Tom J. Brady, MD, and John E. Abele
    2007: Peter Libby, MD, and Michael B. Brenner, MD
    2006: Judah M. Folkman, MD ’57, and Robert S. Langer Jr., PhD, ScD
    2005: Edward M. Scolnick, MD ’65, and Todd R. Golub, MD
    2004: George Q. Daley, AB ’82, MD ’91, PhD, David T. Scadden, MD, and Rudolf Jaenisch, MD
    2003: Gary J. Nabel, MD ’79, PhD ’82
    2002: Steven E. Hyman, MD ’80, and Carla J. Shatz, PhD ’76, MPhil
    2001: Eric S. Lander, PhD, and Raju Kucherlapati, MD, PhD

  • Past scholar recipients

    2022: Moustafa Abdalla, MD ’22
    2021: Troy Amen, MD ’21, MBA ’21
    2020: Selena Shi-Yao Li, AB ’15, MD ’20
    2019: Samantha M. Landino , MD ’19
    2018: Jennifer Bido, MPH ’17, MD ’18
    2017: Irene Y. Zhang, MD ’17
    2016: Derek S. Stenquist, MD ’16
    2015: Shakina Elmore, MD ’14
    2013: Sophia K. McKinley, AB ’06, EdM ’13, MD ’13
    2012: Benedict U. Nwachukwu, MBA ’13, MD ’13
    2011: Dayron Rodriguez, MD ’12, MPH ’12
    2010: Regan Bergmark, MD ’11
    2009: Carolyn Schook, MD ’11
    2008: Theodore Nyame, MD ’09
    2007: Eric Feins, MD ’08
    2006: Sarah Psutka, AB ’03, MD ’07
    2005: Dzifa Kpodzo, MD ’05, MPH ’06
    2004: Elisabeth Tomlinson Tracy, AB ’99, MD ’05
    2003: Coleen Sabatini, MD ’03, MPH ’04
    2002: Jeffrey Edwards, MD ’03
    2001: Melody Hou, MD ’03, MPH ’08