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Brigham and Women's Hospital (Massachusetts, United States)

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  • 75 Francis Street
  • Boston
  • +1 617 732 5777, +1 617 732 5500
  • +1 617 264 5100
  • 24 hour emergency

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Brigham and Women's Hospital Introduction

Introduction:

Boston's Brigham and Women's Hospital (BWH) is an international leader in virtually every area of medicine and has been the site of pioneering breakthroughs that have improved lives around the world. A major teaching hospital of Harvard Medical School, BWH has a legacy of excellence that continues to grow year after year. With two outstanding hospitals and over 150 outpatient practices with over 1,200 physicians, we serve patients from New England, throughout the United States, and from 120 countries around the world.BWH is transforming medicine through life-giving breakthroughs

BWH is an internationally-known referral center for the most complex cases in nearly all areas of medicine. In fact, US News and World Report consistently ranks us among the nation’s top 10 hospitals and in the top 10 for specific specialty areas that in 2013 include cancer, cardiology and heart surgery, diabetes and endocrinology, gynecology, nephrology, and rheumatology.  
 
The BWH name is a reflection of our history. In 1980 three of Boston’s oldest and most prestigious Harvard Medical School teaching hospitals - the Peter Bent Brigham Hospital, the Robert Breck Brigham Hospital, and the Boston Hospital for Women – merged to form Brigham and Women’s Hospital.

As a national leader in improving health care quality and safety, we have helped to develop some of the industry’s best practices including computerized physician order entry (CPOE) to prevent medication errors. The CPOE is now a nationally-accepted safety practice.

The BWH Biomedical Research Institute (BRI) is one of the most powerful biomedical research institutes in the world and the second largest recipient of National Institutes of Health (NIH) funding among independent hospitals in the United States. With over $640 million in total research funding and over 1,000 principal investigators, BWH has long had great success in research as measured by the number of important discoveries made, the size and scope of its research portfolio and the volume of publications annually.

BWH is a training ground for physicians, nurses, and allied health professionals. We have 1,100 trainees in over 140 of the most sought after training programs in the world, and also host Harvard Medical School students in rotations throughout our programs. As our global health services expand, our clinical trainees have rich opportunities to contribute and learn in challenging environments around the world.

Highlight Treatment:

- Cancer
- Cardiology
- Heart surgery
- Diabetes
- Endocrinology
- Gynecology
- Nephrology
- Rheumatology

Language Support:

English, Spanish, Arabic, Korean, Chinese, Mandarin, Russian

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