- Fellow students, continuing MEMP PhD students volunteer as 'buddies' for incoming students, creating relationships that often endure for years.
- All HST students are assigned an academic advisors, these faculty members assist students in planning their course of study, finding a research lab and approving students' registration each semester. Academic Advisors are also available to listen and help direct you to appropriate support services.
- The following faculty and administrators are knowledgeable about HST academic programs and are available to help you navigate the various resources at Harvard and MIT.
> for MEMP PhD students:
jgreenber [at] mit.edu (Dr. Julie Greenberg) (HST/IMES Director of Education)
rgmark [at] mit.edu (Dr. Roger Mark) (chair MEMP Board of Advisors)
tanderso [at] Mit.edu (Traci Anderson) (MIT Academic Office, Administrator)
laurie [at] mit.edu (Laurie Ward) (MIT Academic Office, Administrator)
> for MD students:
junne_kamihara [at] dfci.harvard.edu (Dr. Junne Kamihara) (Associate Director, MD Advising)
rmitchell [at] rics.bwh.harvard.edu (Dr. Rick Mitchell) (Associate Director, MD Curriculum)
pat_cunningham [at] hms.harvard.edu (Patty Cunningham) (HMS Academic Office, Administrator)
- Portraits of Resilience: Collection of personal stories from students, faculty and staff about depression (hard copies of book available at both HST Academic Offices)
Elsewhere at MIT:
- ASK MIT: is intended for MIT students to ask questions about student support at MIT
- Personal Support and Wellness: Portal for student resources available at MIT
- iREFS: Peer support "Resources for Easing Friction and Stress"
- Flipping Failure: A collection of video stories told by MIT students about their path towards resilience when faced with challenge at MIT.
- MIT Graduate Assistance Information Network (GAIN): FREE 24/7 network of professionals who provide life management resources and referrals to help make life easier for MIT Graduate Students and families.
- MIT Ombuds Office: a confidential and independent resource for all members of the MIT community
- MIT General Student Resources
Elsewhere at Harvard:
- Harvard University Counseling: A no-cost support service that works collaboratively across the University to support registered students who are experiencing some measure of distress in their lives.
- HMS Ombuds Office: provides its visitors with a highly confidential and informal forum in which to help them to clarify their concerns, identify their goals and consider all of their options in managing or resolving their concerns.
- HMS Student Support Resources
- Harvard GSAS Student Resources