Medical education is central to the Mission of the medical center. At BIDMC, trainees interact with faculty members who are passionate about teaching and the teaching environment and have access to innovative educational tools and the most up-to-date medical technologies.
The BIDMC community supports and continues to strengthen its culture of education and the
principles guiding medical education through our
Center for Education which includes the following offices:
Academic Careers and Faculty Development
The Academic Careers and Faculty Development facilitates the academic and professional advancement of BIDMC faculty members.
Educational Research serves as a resource to faculty and staff conducting or wanting to conduct medical education research projects.
Graduate Medical Education
Graduate Medical Education supports all graduate medical education activities, including oversight of residency and fellowship program quality and development of trainee assessment tools.
Multicultural Affairs strives to increase the number of under-represented minority physicians in our ranks and to support those who are already our colleagues here.
Professional Development in Medical Education
Professional Development in Medical Education works to enhance the educational expertise and skills of faculty members so they may provide the best educational experiences possible for learners across the medical education continuum.
Program for Assessment
Program for Assessment provides consultation to faculty and trainees in educational measurement and works in concert with the Office of Educational Research.
Shapiro Simulation and Skills Center
Shapiro Simulation and Skills Center provides health care students and professionals at all levels with curricula and skills training in a state-of-the-art facility using the latest medical and surgical simulation technology.
Undergraduate Medical Education
Undergraduate Medical Education works closely with our internal departments and with Harvard Medical School to support all undergraduate medical education activities, including coordinating longitudinal third-year courses and fourth-year elective courses.