Distance Learning Opportunities from
Harvard Medical School Department of Continuing Education


Harvard Medical School Department of Continuing Education offers a variety of distance learning formats for CME activities. CME Online, our largest distance learning initiative, is comprised of case-based, interactive activities that you can access on demand. Other distance learning programs include webcasts, DVDs, and innovative, virtual events. Our distance learning program enables HMS Faculty to come to the homes and offices of health care professionals, helping make the pursuit of lifelong learning accessible and affordable to learners around the world.

We currently offer multimedia-enriched, comprehensive, and interactive courses in the following areas. Click on a topic below to learn more.

Our CME Online program has attracted more than 80,000 registrations from health care professionals in more than 190 countries. Here’s what some of them are saying:


“Well written, concise, pertinent… filled with important recommendations”

“Extraordinarily engaging”

“Very informative. I would definitely take it again”

“All questions were informative and engaging”

“Excellent content and very interactive”

“The diversity and cultural history of the patients in every case were informative and realistic”

“This undoubtedly enriched my skill and knowledge”

“Excellent, up-to-date, and succinct material that was a pleasure to interact with online”

“The course was excellent and worthy of review over and over again”