Of the more than two million incarcerated Americans, many suffer from chronic health conditions, disease, and substance-use disorders, however some of their most urgent health concerns can be a throbbing tooth, or aching oral abscess.
Orientation began the first week of August, as Harvard School of Dental Medicine (HSDM) welcomed a new class of Doctor of Dental Medicine (DMD) students. The talented group of 35 were chosen from more than 1,000 applicants—representing under 5% of the applicant pool. The incoming class includes 17 women and 18 men hailing from 18 different states and representing 29 different undergraduate institutions.
In a 2017 international ranking of dental schools by QS World University Rankings, Harvard School of Dental Medicine (HSDM) is ranked fifth in the top 50 dental schools worldwide, and second within the ranking of North American dental schools.
The rankings are based on academic reputation, employer reputation, and research impact (see...
The narrow, serpentine streets of Boston welcome hundreds of thousands of students per year who traverse the country and the globe to attend one of the city’s 35 institutions of higher learning. Students can get to know their new home-away-from-home in a number of ways.... Read more about Student-Savored Spots: Spring Edition
I spent the first two years of dental school struggling to solve a puzzle, and on March 25th of this year, I glanced around the lecture hall seconds before my final medical school exam and wondered if I succeeded. Did I manage to feel real here?
No cruelty exists the likes of which runs self-directed through a health professional student’s mind. Kings and queens of guilt, we preside over each moment grasping an efficiency gauge as if it were a scepter. But even worse, a dental student in medical school can quite easily feel like a...
One in honor of the woman who found and phoned 13 years’ worth of successful HSDM applicants.
A woman whose personal to-do-list demands of her, “Cry with the criers. Calm down the ones who shriek. And reassure the doubters this is not a prank call.”
Her smile is small and sweet. Her hair is bobbed short and her clothing long. But her big antique brooches tug most at my history-loving heartstrings. Anne Berg, our recently retired director of admissions, speaks often of hot...