Past Events

  • 2018 Dec 18

    Transgender History and Archives: An Interdisciplinary Conversation

    5:30pm to 7:15pm

    Location: 

    Knafel Center, Radcliffe Institute

    Speakers: Genny Beemyn, University of Massachusetts Amherst; Laura Peimer, Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study; Sari L. Reisner, Harvard Medical School and Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health


    Moderator: Jen Manion, Amherst College

    This panel aims to begin an interdisciplinary conversation in transgender history. What is the state of the field of transgender studies in history, archiving, and public health? How do changes in popular usage and attitudes about terminology facilitate or hinder research? In what ways does transgender studies...

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  • 2018 Dec 18

    Understanding LGBTQ families in the NICU

    12:45pm to 1:45pm

    Location: 

    Countway Library of Medicine, Ballard Room, 10 Shattuck Street, Boston, MA 02115

    Please join us for our latest LGBT Office Lunch and Learn. These talks highlight the research and work of junior faculty who are LGBTQ at Harvard Medical School. All are encouraged and welcome to attend. Tuesday, December 18, 2018

    LUNCH WILL BE SERVED. 
    RSVP: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/FamiliesNICU

    Speakers: Jonathan Litt, MD, MPH, ScD; Neonatologist and Perinatal Epidemiologist; Department of Neonatology, BIDMC; Director, Infant Follow-up Program; Division of Newborn Medicine, BCH and Vincent Smith, MD, MPH; Associate Director of the Neonatal...

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  • 2018 Dec 18

    Understanding LGBTQ families in the NICU

    12:45pm to 1:45pm

    Location: 

    Countway Library of Medicine, Ballard Room, 10 Shattuck Street, Boston, MA 02115

    Please join us for our latest LGBT Office Lunch and Learn. These talks highlight the research and work of junior faculty who are LGBTQ at Harvard Medical School. All are encouraged and welcome to attend.
     
    LUNCH WILL BE SERVED.

    RSVP: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/FamiliesNICU
     
    Speakers: Jonathan Litt, MD, MPH, ScD; Neonatologist and Perinatal Epidemiologist; Department of Neonatology, BIDMC; Director, Infant Follow-up Program; Division of Newborn Medicine, BCH and Vincent Smith, MD, MPH; Associate Director of the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit, BIDMC;...

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  • 2018 Dec 17

    How to Survive a Plague

    7:30pm to 9:00pm

    Location: 

    TMEC 250, Mini Amphitheater

    Interested in learning about the intersections of activism, medicine, and the structural violence that forces patients to advocate for their own health?

    Come to the LGBTQ and Allies at Harvard Medical School's Screening of "How to Survive a Plague"

    Monday December 17th

    7:30 PM - 9:00 PM

    TMEC 250, Mini Amphitheater 

    Food and Snacks!

    Description:

    How to Survive a Plague is a 2012 documentary following the efforts of HIV/AIDS activists as they formed and...

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  • 2018 Nov 12

    Comedy Workshop for the Formerly Funny and Super Serious too. No Participation Required.

    6:30pm to 7:30pm

    Location: 

    TMEC 128

    Jessica Halem, MBA

    LGBT Program Director

    Office of Recruitment and Multicultural Affairs

    Burritos, chips and salsa will be served!

    Jessica Halem isn’t your typical Small-Town Ohio Jewish Feminist Lesbian who turned to stand-up comedy to make sense of the world. She trained in Chicago at the famous Second City under the leadership of stars like Tina Fey and Amy Poehler. As a professional touring comic, she has shared the stage with Margaret Cho, Jim Gaffigan, and every LGBTQ comic you’ve never heard of. She’s performed at major comedy festivals...

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  • 2018 Oct 04

    HMS Citizen Physicians and Harvard Votes

    12:30pm to 2:00pm

    Location: 

    Courtyard Cafe

    The midterm elections are coming soon, which means that every member of the House of Representatives, a third of the Senate, and 36 governors are up for re-election, not to mention a host of local ballot issues in Mass and other states. 

    Are you prepared to have your voice heard?

    As future physicians, voting is not just a way to weigh in on elections - it's an extension of our obligation to our patients, given how deeply politics and policy affect our ability to care for them. 

    The Harvard Votes Challenge is a non-partisan,...

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