Why Choose BIDMC?

Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center (BIDMC) is one of the nation's preeminent academic medical centers. As an institution, it is committed to excellence in clinical care, biomedical research, and education and to the health and wellness of our patients and our communities. BIDMC's 1,250 full-time physicians constitute almost a quarter of Harvard Medical School's faculty. As a teaching hospital, the medical center is committed to training the next generation of doctors and has raised medical education to a higher level with a unique program that attracts top faculty and residents.

BIDMC is also the official hospital of the Boston Red Sox, a partnership that promotes BIDMC's community outreach and provides joint sponsorship for a youth scholarship program. BIDMC employees are eligible for $5 first-come-first-serve tickets to Red Sox games as well as volunteer opportunities at Red Sox-BIDMC sponsored community health events.

Department of Medicine

With 300 diverse trainees, the Department of Medicine supports the graduate medical education of clinicians, teachers, and investigators.

Led by an outstanding team of educators, the Department provides highly innovative and effective residency and fellowship training programs, exceptional CME courses, and teaching for Harvard medical students. The Department has over 400 full-time faculty members. Among them are members of the National Academy of Sciences, the Institute of Medicine, the American Society for Clinical Investigation, the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, and fellows of the American Association for the Advancement of Science.

The Department is highly regarded throughout Harvard Medical School for its teaching and its faculty have garnered more teaching awards in recent years than any other Department in the school. The Department is proud to be part of a hospital that values education and is home to the Shapiro Institute for Medical Education, as well as the first fully-accredited hospital-based simulation center.

Read more about the Department of Medicine.

Division of Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism

The Division of Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism provides expertise in the full spectrum of endocrine disorders, including pituitary, thyroid, adrenal diseases, diabetes, and obesity. Special interests of the endocrinology staff attract patients with problems related to diabetes and pregnancy, insulin resistance, obesity, hyperthyroidism, thyroid disorders, growth disorders, and male sexual dysfunction.

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