About Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center

About Our Academic Medical Center

Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center (BIDMC) is an academic medical center located in the heart of Boston. We are a teaching affiliate of Harvard Medical School. Our passion is caring for our patients like they are family, finding new cures, using the finest and the latest technologies, and teaching and inspiring caregivers of tomorrow. We put people at the center of everything we do, because we believe in medicine that puts people first.

BIDMC Patient Care by the Numbers
  • 743 licensed beds
  • 5,095 births
  • 37,606 inpatient discharges
  • 47,780 emergency department visits
  • 803,000 outpatient visits

BIDMC is part of Beth Israel Lahey Health, a health care system that brings together academic medical centers and teaching hospitals, community and specialty hospitals, and more than 4,700 physicians and 39,000 employees in a shared mission to expand access to great care and advance the science and practice of medicine through groundbreaking research and education.