Deadline: January 17, 2017

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HMX Fundamentals—Harvard Community Pilot

Are you or someone you know looking to get a head start on a health care career?

Harvard Medical School is currently accepting applications for special, early access to HMX Fundamentals, an exciting new online learning program scheduled to begin on Feb. 7, 2017. HMX Fundamentals courses in immunology and physiology are being offered in a special pilot program exclusively to members of the Harvard community—faculty, staff, alumni, and students, along with their friends and family members.

HMX Fundamentals is a highly visual and interactive learning experience that brings complex material to life through visually engaging explanations. These are the same online courses that Harvard Medical School students benefit from in preparing for their rigorous curriculum.

Apply now to advance your health care career. If accepted, tuition for the full program is $1,000. The application deadline is Tuesday, Jan. 17, 2017.

HMX Fundamentals features

  • Fully online, self-paced courses - Learn where you want, when you want.
  • Clinical applications - Focus on the concepts that matter to your future by linking what you learn to real clinical applications. Unique videos let you venture inside a hospital or other clinical setting along with outstanding HMS clinicians.
  • True-to-life scenarios - Real-world stories let you explore important medical and scientific concepts, providing relevance and integration of key principles.
  • Concept videos - Clear, concise and visually engaging explanations from expert HMS faculty teach key concepts in digestible segments.
  • Dynamic animations - Illustrative visuals guide you through complex processes in a step-by-step, self-paced way.
  • Credentials - Earn certificates that will demonstrate your learning.

Who should take these courses?

  • College students interested in medicine or anyone who is considering applying to medical school
  • Individuals interested in pursuing training for other health care careers—including physician assistant programs, nursing programs, pharmacy programs and programs for other related health care professions—who want to raise their understanding to the next level
  • High school students who are interested in medicine and want to challenge themselves
  • Curious learners with sufficient prerequisites (biology, chemistry, physics) who want to learn more