Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center (Harvard)


Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center (BIDMC) is one of the nation's preeminent academic medical centers, committed to providing excellence in clinical care, teaching, research and community outreach.

BIDMC is ranked each year as a "Best Hospital" by U.S. News & World Report in multiple specialties and is noted as among the "Most Wired" and "Most Wireless" hospitals in the nation, leading the way in health information technology and the importance of electronic medical records. A fully integrated medical center, BIDMC provides adult care with over 1,250 full-time medical staff managing more than a half-million outpatient visits each year. BIDMC is also home to a renowned academic research program where scientific discoveries are helping to transform medical care, ranking third in the country for National Institutes of Health funding among independent hospitals.

Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center is also at the center of a growing network of community care organizations, including seven Boston-area health centers. BIDMC is the official hospital of the Boston Red Sox.


  • Department Chair: Richard E. Wolfe, MD
  • Program Director: Carlo L. Rosen, MD
  • Associate/Assistant Program Director: Carrie D. Tibbles, MD
  • Associate/Assistant Program Director: David T. Chiu, MD MPH
  • Research Director: Nathan I. Shapiro, MD MPH

Training Locations

Primary Hospital

Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center

Secondary Hospital

Boston Children's Hospital

Tertiary Hospital

Beth Israel Deaconess- Needham, Brockton Hospital, Cambridge Health Alliance, Mount Auburn Hospital, Saint Luke's Hospital, Saint Vincent's Hospital, South Shore Hospital, Tufts Medical Center



Emergency Medicine:

  • BIDMC- 22 Weeks
  • BID-Needham- 4 Weeks
  • Cambridge Health Alliance- 4 Weeks
  • Boston Children's Hospital- 4 Weeks

——— Off-Service (all at BIDMC):

  • Medical Intensive Care Unit- 4 Weeks
  • Plastic Surgery- 3 Weeks
  • Anesthesia- 3 Weeks
  • Obstetrics- 2 Weeks
  • Red Zone- 1 Week
  • Ultrasound- 1 week
  • Vacation- 4 Weeks


Emergency Medicine:

  • BIDMC- 27 Weeks
  • Mount Auburn Hospital-2 Weeks
  • Tufts Medical Center, Pediatric Emergency Department- 4 Weeks
  • South Shore Hospital, Pediatric Emergency Department- 4 Weeks

——— Off-Service (all at BIDMC):

  • Trauma Intensive Care Unit- 4 Weeks
  • Orthopedic Surgery- 4 weeks
  • Toxicology- 3 Weeks
  • Vacation- 4 Weeks


Emergency Medicine:

  • BIDMC- 20 Weeks
  • Saint Luke's Hospital- 3-4 Weeks
  • Saint Vincent's Hospital- 3-4 Weeks
  • Boston Children's Hospital- 4 Weeks

——— Off-Service

  • Pediatric Intensive Care Unit (Tufts Medical Center)- 4 Weeks
  • Medical/Surgical Intensive Care (Brockton Hospital)- 4 Weeks
  • Emergency Medical Services & Administration- 3 Weeks
  • Elective- 6 Weeks
  • Vacation- 4 Weeks


Advanced Echocardiogram
Advanced Electrocardiography
Critical Care
South Africa Emergency Medicine Rotation


ACGME accredited

  • Clinical Informatics
  • Emergency Medical Services

Non-ACGME accredited

  • Disaster Medicine
  • Education (SAEM approved)
  • Global Health Leadership
  • Operations
  • Research
  • Ultrasound

Contact Information

Residency Coordinator:
Nicole Bagg
Phone: +1 617 754 2339

External Links

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