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Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center

Overview

A teaching hospital of Harvard Medical School, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center is renowned for excellence in patient care, biomedical research, teaching and community service. Located in the heart of Boston, Massachusetts’s Longwood Medical & Academic Area, it hosts nearly three quarters of a million patient visits annually in and around Boston.

Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center has been recognized as one of the nation's top hospitals in the U.S. News & World Report “Best Hospitals” edition, placing among the leaders in 10 clinical specialty categories.

According to the magazine, BIDMC is among an elite group of 170 hospitals nationally – only 3 percent of the nation's 5,453 hospitals – to rank in at least one of 16 specialties.

BIDMC ranked in the Top 50 among the nation's hospitals in the care and treatment cancer; ear, nose and throat; endocrinology; gastrointestinal disorders; geriatric care; gynecology; heart and heart surgery; kidney disease; respiratory disorders; and urology. Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center has been recognized as one of the nation's top hospitals in the US News & World Report “Best Hospitals” edition, placing among the leaders in 10 clinical specialty categories.

 

Mission Statement

Our mission is to provide extraordinary care, where the patient comes first, supported by world-class education and research. Our mission is supported by a workforce committed to individual accountability, mutual respect and collaboration.

We recognize that the diversity, talent, innovation, and commitment of all of our employees contribute to our strength and are a major component of our success. We greatly value the leadership and participation of our trustees, overseers and donors who make an invaluable contribution to our ability to carry out our mission to serve patients, students, science and our community.

Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center values and welcomes every member of our diverse community. We believe that everyone has the right to receive the medical and behavioral health care they need. We welcome all patients regardless of race, religion, country of origin, immigration status, disability or handicap, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, military services or source of payment.

Patient Care

BIDMC believes patients should receive the right care, at the right time, in the right place. We have a growing presence in Eastern Massachusetts with many hospitals and clinical affiliations. Our world-renowned experts provide care wherever our patients call home - from Newburyport to Plymouth, from Lexington to Quincy.

Biomedical Research
Teaching
A Network of Care
A Caring Employer

Area Attractions

These are exciting times in Boston. And we're proud to be in the middle of it. Located in the prestigious Longwood Medical Area in Boston's historic Fenway district, BIDMC resides at the center of some of the world's most renowned academic and medical institutes. Easily accessible from most suburban areas, Boston is home to a number of venerable colleges, meaning a vast variety of educational opportunities for you and your family.

Boston is also a city both rich in history and brimming with innovation:

Boston presents a unique lifestyle and quality of life that we think you'll find is truly second to none. For more information on the area, please visit anyone of these sites:

 

Boston Globe Online: www.boston.com

Visitor & Recreational Info: www.bostonusa.com

New England Association of Schools & Colleges: www.neasc.com

Boston Public Library: www.bpl.org