Online Medical Learning – HMX | Harvard Medical School – Harvard University


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Complex material comes to life through visually engaging
explanations rather than traditional lectures and PowerPoint slides.
“Nothing compares to how much knowledge I have gained from these courses.”
Sikandar Khan, HMX learner
Real-world stories let you explore concepts, providing relevance and integration of key principles.
Illustrative visuals guide you through complex processes in a step-by-step, self-paced way.
“It’s hard to visualize all the things going on on a microscopic scale, and HMX made that very clear.”
Nathan Magtoto, HMX learner
Clear, concise, and visually engaging explanations from expert Harvard Medical School faculty teach key concepts in digestible segments, using writing, drawing, and animations along with conversational tone.
Explore topics through active learning and experimentation with simulations and other uniquely responsive visuals.
Focus on the concepts that matter for your future by tying your learning to real clinical applications. Venture inside the hospital or other clinical setting with outstanding HMS clinicians. These videos bring you closer to the practice of medicine and give you a glimpse into your future.
“I loved the clinical applications so you could put the theory into context with real patients.”
Angela Sorensen, HMX learner
Check your understanding, enhance your learning, and measure your progress. Quizzes at the beginning and end of each course showed significant learning gains for students at all levels of background knowledge. In HMX Immunology, students showed an average of 83% improvement in score.
Downloadable for digital or paper-based note taking workflows, these visually crafted documents help you synthesize and review key topics.
These are the same online courses taken by incoming Harvard Medical School students (including incoming medical, dental, and immunology graduate students) prior to starting school to prepare for their rigorous curriculum. HMX courses are also used in the new Harvard Medical School curriculum as part of a “flipped classroom” model of teaching.
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