BWH is recognized as leader in both patient care and research, with expertise in virtually every specialty of medicine and surgery, and research spanning from basic, to clinical and translational. The BWH medical preeminence dates back to 1832, and today that rich history in clinical care is coupled with its national leadership in quality improvement and patient safety initiatives and its dedication to educating and training the next generation of health care professionals. Through investigation and discovery conducted at its Biomedical Research Institute (BRI), BWH is an international leader in research on human diseases, involving more than 1,000 physician-investigators and renowned biomedical scientists and faculty supported by more than $640 M in funding.
For over 20 years, BWH has earned a place on the U.S. News & World Report's Honor Roll of America's Best Hospitals. The physicians, researchers and staff at BWH are recognized for excellence across specialties, while as an institution, the hospital also receives numerous accolades as care provider, employer, and more.