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 below.


Graduate Medical Education

We support all graduate medical education activities.


Academic Careers and Faculty Development

We facilitate the academic and professional advancement of BIDMC faculty members.


Educational Research

We serve as a resource to faculty and staff conducting or wanting to conduct medical education research projects.


Multicultural Affairs

We ensure the best possible care for all patients, regardless of race, ethnicity, socioeconomic level, sexual identity, sexual orientation, gender or age.


Professional Development in Medical Education

We enhance the educational expertise and skills of faculty members so they may provide the best educational experiences possible.


Program for Assessment

We provide consultation to faculty and trainees in educational measurement and work in concert with the Office of Educational Research.


Shapiro Simulation and Skills Center

We provide skills training in a state-of-the-art facility using the latest medical and surgical simulation technology.