About Brookside Community Health Center

Our Mission

To provide high quality, comprehensive, multi-disciplinary, patient- and family-centered care to those who live and work in Jamaica Plain and the city of Boston, regardless of ability to pay.

Our Vision

  • To be a place of wellness for all staff, visitors and patients.
  • To be a leader in the delivery of high quality, equitable patient-centered health care.
  • To be a model program for community-based primary care within the Mass General Brigham System.
  • To train and inspire the next generation of health care professionals to continue the provision of community-based, patient-centered primary care, with health equity at the center of what we do.
  • To lead in developing programs designed to improve the health and wellness of residents of Jamaica Plain and the surrounding communities.

Our Values

  • By centering health equity and racial justice, we improve care for all our patients.
  • We recognize the inter-relationship of our patients’ medical, social, emotional, and economic needs. Our departments work together to provide coordinated, multi-disciplinary services to meet these needs.
  • Commit to excellence — Continuously strive to provide high quality care to all who need it.
  • Value innovation — Recognize the ever-changing needs of our patients and community, and seek to continually innovate to improve the care we provide.
  • Value diversity — We strive to be a place where differences are celebrated and all individuals can thrive.
  • Commit to professional development — We value all staff and work to ensure their growth, teamwork, and fulfillment at work.
  • Community centered — We build on our long history of community engagement, seeking out new partnerships and programs to improve the health and wellness of our surrounding communities, with a focus on segments of the community that are currently underserved.
  • Lifelong learning — Encourage and support the training of students and trainees across multiple disciplines, in particular to create a pipeline of opportunity for individuals underrepresented in health care and those committed to social justice and community-based primary care.

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