About Mass General Brigham

Mass General Brigham

Mass General Brigham is a not-for-profit, integrated health care system in Boston, Massachusetts. Founded by Brigham and Women’s Hospital and Massachusetts General Hospital—two of the nation’s leading academic medical centers—Mass General Brigham includes community and specialty hospitals, a managed care organization, a physician network, community health centers, home care and other health related services.

Mass General Brigham is committed to the community, and dedicated to enhancing patient care, teaching, and research in service to our patients and their families.

Mass General Brigham is the largest private employer in Massachusetts, with approximately 74,000 employees, including physicians, nurses, scientists, and caregivers. Mass General Brigham institutions maintain a total research budget of more than $1.7 billion, and Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) and Brigham and Women’s Hospital (BWH) are the largest private hospital recipients of National Institutes of Health funding in the nation.

Mass General Brigham offers one of the most robust and competitive medical educational programs in the country, with more than 200 residency and fellowship programs, where physicians-in-training routinely rotate among academic medical centers, community and specialty hospitals.

Mass General Brigham maintains a strong commitment to the community. Through outreach programs and philanthropic initiatives, Mass General Brigham and its hospitals are committed to improving the delivery of care locally and globally.


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Brigham and Women’s Hospital

Boston’s Brigham and Women’s Hospital (BWH) is global 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 affiliate of Harvard Medical School, BWH has a legacy of excellence that continues to grow year after year. With two outstanding hospitals, Brigham and Women’s Hospital and Brigham and Women’s Faulkner Hospital, and more than 150 outpatient practices with 1,800 practicing physicians, BWH serves patients from New England, throughout the United States, and from 120 countries around the world.

BWH is an internationally-known referral center for the most complex cases in nearly all areas of medicine, and U.S. News & World Report consistently ranks it among the nation’s top 10 hospitals and in the top 10 for specific specialty areas that in 2014 include cancer, cardiology and heart surgery, gynecology, nephrology, and rheumatology.


Massachusetts General Hospital

Since 1811, Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) has been committed to delivering standard-setting medical care. Throughout the decades, the hospital has had a consistent commitment to advancing that care through pioneering research and educating future health care professionals.

The third oldest general hospital in the United States and the oldest and largest hospital in New England, MGH continues its tradition of excellence today and has consistently placed among the top hospitals on the U.S. News & World Report Best Hospitals Honor Roll since the survey began in 1990. In 2014, MGH was named #2 in the nation and #1 in New England based on its quality of care, patient safety and reputation in 16 clinical specialties.

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McLean Hospital

Since 1811, McLean Hospital has been a world leader in psychiatric care, research, and education. Major clinical programs at McLean Hospital address a broad range of psychiatric illnesses, and each program offers access to a full continuum of care, including acute inpatient care, acute residential care, partial hospitalization, continuing residential care options and outpatient services.

McLean Hospital is an affiliate of Massachusetts General Hospital, which allows for comprehensive coordination of medical and psychiatric services. The largest psychiatric teaching facility of Harvard Medical School, McLean boasts the largest research program of any private psychiatric hospital in the world. McLean is also consistently ranked as the nation’s top freestanding psychiatric hospital, according to U.S. News & World Report Best Hospitals Honor Roll.

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Spaulding Rehabilitation Network

The Spaulding Rehabilitation Network is a recognized leader in rehabilitative medicine in Eastern Massachusetts, in the United States, and across the globe. Spaulding offers world-class inpatient and outpatient care through our network of 6 inpatient facilities and 23 outpatient centers. The mission is to provide exceptional clinical care, promote medical education, and advance research.

The network is anchored by Spaulding Rehabilitation Hospital Boston, which has been ranked as the #6 rehabilitation hospital in the country by U.S. News & World Report for 2013 and is the only rehabilitation hospital in New England ranked each year since 1995.