Medical Education

Medical Education: A Welcoming, Respectful and Inclusive Environment

We are deeply proud of our long legacy of providing extraordinary care for all, regardless of race, ethnicity, socioeconomic level, sexual identity, sexual orientation, gender or age. Our staff, nurses, physicians, researchers and trainees personify this legacy by bringing unique expertise, perspectives, experiences, beliefs and values. This is what makes BIDMC the world-class academic medical center it is today.

BIDMC is committed to recruiting and nurturing a diverse community of interns, residents and fellows. As a trainee, you can expect:

  • A vibrant environment with some of the world’s most accomplished physicians and researchers
  • Diverse faculty from countries around the world who are passionate about teaching
  • Innovative educational tools and the most up-to-date medical technologies
  • A workplace that welcomes all cultures, languages and lifestyles

BIDMC’s Center for Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (CDEI) provides all our physician trainees personalized support for career development, in addition to outstanding clinical training, to ensure they get everything they need as they begin to shape the future of medicine.

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BIDMC supports and strengthens its culture of education through its Center for Education, which includes the following offices:


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.