Red Sox and BIDMC
Last season was a special one, from spring training to the final big win. We're so proud to be the official hospital of the Boston Red Sox. That's why Game Day is our favorite day.
Community Sponsorship Programs
BIDMC and the Red Sox work together to sponsor community programs such as:9/11 Blood Drive
In memory of Sept. 11, 2001, BIDMC, the Red Sox and the American Red Cross sponsor the Day of Remembrance Blood Drive at City Hall and Fenway Park annually.Red Sox Scholars Program
The Red Sox Scholars program, launched in 2003 and funded by the Red Sox Foundation, rewards academically talented, economically disadvantaged Boston Public School students with $10,000 college scholarships. BIDMC has been the proud "presenting sponsor" of the program.
Scholars tour the medical center to learn about health and science careers. Each student is paired with a BIDMC employee, or “Medical Champion,” who encourages the student in his/her academic and social development.Health Care Issue Promotion
In addition, BIDMC and the Red Sox work with other organizations to promote important health care issues such as:
- Organ donation
- Skin cancer awareness
Fenway First Aid Stations
At the heart of BIDMC's relationship with the Red Sox is the skill, enthusiasm and commitment to service that a team of BIDMC staff brings to every home game.
More than 70 BIDMC nurses, physicians and techs from the Emergency Department, Post Anesthesia Care Unit, Intensive Care Units and Operating Rooms rotate through the First Aid stations at Fenway Park for all home games and other events.
Affiliation PrideRed Sox Babies Program
BIDMC's name is displayed throughout Fenway Park while photos of babies born at BIDMC are featured on the video board, wearing the official baby hat of the Red Sox. Each newborn at BIDMC receives the hat and other Red Sox goodies, including a certificate for a free tour of Fenway when the baby turns five-years-old.BIDMC Shuttle Buses and Banners
Shuttle buses for patients, visitors and staff proudly display the Red Sox affiliation. Banners about the relationship periodically adorn the medical center and Fenway area.Medical All-Stars
BIDMC can often be found on the field at Fenway several times a year when our all-star physicians are honored as Medical All-Stars, recognized for their contributions to extraordinary patient care and research.
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