Rick Kopelman ‘66
Harvard College, BA 1970
Duke University School of Medicine, MD 1974
Endicott Professor of Medicine, Tufts University
Vice Chairman of Medicine, Tufts-New England Medical Center (T-NEMC)
Director of House Staff Training Program at T-NEMC –
Has supervised the training of over 500 interns and residents in Internal Medicine.
Nationally recognized leader in Graduate Medical Education in Internal Medicine.
Author of approximately 100 published articles and the book, Learning Clinical Reasoning,
which has been published in 3 languages.
Several selections in Boston Magazine’s List of Top Doctors in Boston
and the peer selected Best Doctors in America.
Visiting Professor, Academic Medical Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Harvard Class of 1970 Leader for Alumni Activities
Co-Founder - Natick High School Wall of Achievement
Alumni Admissions Interviewer for Harvard College and Duke Medical School
Advice to Students
Always try to maximize your potential in your area of interest or talent.
Remember the importance of teamwork- It is easier and more rewarding to accomplish one’s goals when done in the context of good team chemistry.
Inducted November 20, 2007