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Thank you for referring your patients to BIDMC’s Emergency Department.

We are proud to provide the very best clinical care to those important to you. Our attending emergency physicians are among the most experienced in the country and are supported by a staff of highly trained nurses, technicians and when needed, exceptional specialists.

Our team is constantly designing, testing and implementing systems that allow our physicians to render care better and more efficiently. Our ED Dashboard allows better two-way communication between the ED and our patients’ primary care physicians. Referring clinicians can place patient information on the Dashboard directly and reaching an attending ED physician is as easy as a direct phone call. We were one of the first in the area to integrate iPad technology in the ED for registration and record sharing. In addition, we are studying newer and more effective, patient-friendly ways of delivering care such as Observation Medicine and clinical pathways for such disorders as DKA and cellulitis.

We are committed to keeping you informed of the status of your patients. When patients are discharged from our ED or Observation Unit, a brief summary of their care is emailed directly to the primary care physician.

Contact Information

Department of Emergency Medicine
Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
West Campus
190 Pilgrim Road
Boston, MA 02215


Emergency Room
617-754-2400


Non-ER related inquiries
617-754-2323