Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center is fully committed to educating medical students, surgical residents, and postgraduate fellows, as well as to expanding the horizons of medical knowledge through research.

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Undergraduate Medical Education

As one of Harvard Medical School's major teaching sites, BIDMC provides major core clerkships for the school's third-year students, and each department offers a wide variety of clinical electives for fourth-year students.

Graduate Medical Education

In addition to its acclaimed General Surgery Residency Program, BIDMC sponsors residencies in:

  • Obstetrics/Gynecology
  • Pathology
  • Psychiatry
  • Radiology

Harvard Surgical Program in Innovation (SPIN)

All surgical residents at BIDMC are invited to apply to the Harvard Surgical Program in Innovation (SPIN), which provides the opportunity to develop the skills required to become a surgeon-innovator. Through a series of workshops, the Harvard SPIN program exposes participants to the innovative process and teaches enabling technologies that facilitate innovation.

Postgraduate Medical Education

BIDMC sponsors clinical fellowships in these areas, in addition to a wide variety of medical specialty programs:


Contact Information
Department of Surgery
Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
Lowry Medical Office Building
110 Francis Street, Suite 9B
Boston, MA 02215