Before developing an alternate logo for any event or internal organization within Harvard Medical School, it is crucial to seek proper guidance and approval from the Trademark and Use of Name Committee. Please ensure that you reach out to the Office of Communications and External Relations' design team at before embarking on the creation of a new logo. This initial contact serves a pivotal role in maintaining brand consistency and avoiding potential conflicts or misrepresentations in the future.

Allow a reasonable time frame for the design team to review your proposal thoroughly. Typically, this process may take up to a few days to review depending on the complexity of the proposed alternate logo. Their feedback and input are important in aligning your design with the organization's branding guidelines, mission, and values. By following this guidance, you contribute to the cohesiveness of the School's brand, ensuring that any alternate logos are in harmony with the institution's image and messaging.