The activities of the Society include four visiting professorships a year. The visiting professors are outstanding physician scientist role models and give Department of Medicine Grand Rounds as well as are honored at a Harrison Society luncheon. Over the 20 year history of the Harrison Society, 82 honorary memberships have been bestowed on the visiting professors.


Domenico Accili (Columbia University) 

Norman E. "Ned" Sharpless (National Institutes of Health)

Ana Maria Cuervo (Albert Einstein College of Medicine)

Sekar "Sek" Kathiresan (Co-founder and CEO; Verve Therapeutics)


Seung Kim (Stanford University)

Mark Ginsberg (University of California San Diego School of Medicine)

Jedd Wolchok (Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center)​


Vincent Yang (Stony Brook University)

Mone Zaidi (Mount Sinai School of Medicine)

Serpil Erzurum (Lerner Research Institute)

Martin Myers (University of Michigan)


Cornelia Weyand (Stanford University)

Peter Arvan (University of Michigan)

Michael Parmacek (University of Pennsylvania)

Gregg Semenza (2016 Lasker Awardee - Johns Hopkins University)


Marc Pfeffer (Brigham and Women's Hospital, Harvard)

Ronald Falk (University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill)

David Relman (Stanford University)

Nancy Lane (UC Davis Health System)


Raymond DuBois (The Biodesign Institute, ASU)

Roy Zent (Vanderbilt University)

Paul Rothman (Johns Hopkins University)

Jean Schaffer (Washington University)


Edward Benz (Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, Harvard)

Howard Rockman (Duke University)

Joseph Bonventre (Brigham and Women's Hospital, Harvard)

Eric Fearon (University of Michigan)


Andrew Schaffer (Cornell University)

Bruce Walker (HHMI, MGH, Harvard)

Wayne Yokayama (HHMI, Washington University)


Jeffrey Drazen (New England Journal of Medicine, Harvard)

Mark Anderson (University of Iowa)

William Kaelin (2016 Lasker Awardee - Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, HHMI, Harvard)

Mary Klotman (Duke University)


Talmadge King (University of California at San Francisco)

Daniel Kastner (National Human Genome Research Institute)

Richard Shannon (University of Pennsylvania)

Barney Graham (National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases)


Peter Libby (Brigham & Women’s Hospital, Harvard Medical School)

Martin Blaser (New York University)

Juanita Merchant (University of Michigan)

Jonathan Epstein (University of Pennsylvania)


Barry Brenner (Brigham & Women’s Hospital, Harvard Medical School)

Douglas Zipes (Krannert Institute, Indiana University)

Beth Levine (University of Texas Southwestern, HHMI)

Charles Sawyers (Memorial Sloan Kettering, HHMI, 2009 Lasker Awardee)


Arthur Rubenstein (University of Pennsylvania)

Victor Schuster (Albert Einstein College of Medicine)

Robert Schrier (University of Colorado)

Larry Jameson (Northwestern University)


Sanford Shattil (University of California at San Diego)

Robert Alpern (Yale University)

Mitchell Lazar (University of Pennsylvania)

Stephen Prescott (Oklahoma Medical Research Foundation)


Peter Agre (Duke University, 2003 Nobel Laureate in Chemistry)

Gary Koretzky (University of Pennsylvania)

Robert Lefkowitz (2012 Nobel Laureate in Chemistry - Duke University, HHMI)

Edward Benz (Dan Farber Cancer Institute, Harvard Medical School)


William Kelley (University of Pennsylvania)

David Ginsburg (University of Michigan, HHMI)

Joseph Loscalzo (Brigham & Women’s Hospital, Harvard Medical School)

Steven Hebert (Yale University)


Raymond Dubois (Vanderbilt University)

Katherine High (University of Pennsylvania, HHMI)

Edward Holmes (University of California at San Diego)

Barry Coller (Rockefeller University)


Samuel Their (Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School)

Ronald Kahn (Joslin Diabetes Center, Harvard Medical School)

Craig Thompson (University of Pennsylvania)

Lee Goldman (University of California at San Francisco)


Ronald DePinho (Dan Farber Cancer Institute, Harvard Medical School)

Eugene Braunwald (Brigham & Women’s Hospital, Harvard Medical School)

Helen Hobbs (University of Texas Southwestern, HHMI)

Dennis Ausiello (Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School)


Elizabeth Nabel (National Institute for Heart, Lung and Blood Diseases, NIH)

Victor Dzau (Brigham & Women’s Hospital, Harvard Medical School)

Qais Al-Awqati (Columbia University)

Richard Lifton (Yale University, HHMI)


Francis Collins (National Human Genome Research Institute, NIH)

Daniel Foster (University of Texas Southwestern)

Thomas Andreoli (University of Arkansas)

Timothy Ley (Washington University)


Alfred Fishman (University of Pennsylvania)

Michael Welsh (University of Iowa, HHMI)

Donald Seldin (University of Texas Southwestern)