The Harvard BWH/BCH Med-Peds Residency is comprised of educational rotations through the BWH Internal Medicine Residency and the Boston Combined Residency in Pediatrics (BCRP). These programs operate out of institutions that are world-renowned for patient care and residency training.Residents have excellent exposure to all aspects of acute illness in the participating institutions during their inpatient training experiences. Residents develop competence in managing common acute illness presentations in addition to the most severe presentations of rare disease processes. Both host hospitals serve the immediate surrounding community as well as the global community for referrals and care. Residents rotate through educational experiences in these hospitals including the general medicine and pediatric wards, subspecialty teams such as oncology and cardiology, the emergency departments and the various ICU settings.
For more details about individual pediatric rotations, please refer to the BCRP-Rotations website. For more information about the rotations at Brigham and Women’s Hospital, please visit: BWH-Rotations. Both programs also offer extensive and outstanding educational conferences including weekly grand rounds, intern report and journal club, noon conference series, resident as teacher training, morning report, senior rounds, code training, simulator experience and more. Being located adjacent to the Harvard Medical School campus ensures a wealth of teaching and learning opportunities for housestaff, as well. Residents have the opportunity to teach Harvard and Boston University medical students both on the ward services and as part of structured courses with the medical school such as “Patient Doctor”.
Brigham and Women’s Hospital
Brigham and Women’s Hospital is the main teaching site for the internal medicine component of the Med-Peds residency and is one of the main teaching hospitals for Harvard Medical School. Located in Boston between Brookline, MA and the Roxbury community, residents have the opportunity to care for patients with common to complex medical conditions under the mentorship of renowned medical educators, clinicians, and researchers. Further information can be found at: Brigham and Women's Hospital.
Faulkner Hospital is a community hospital located nearby in Jamaica Plain, MA. The hospital is fully integrated with Brigham and Women’s Hospital, sharing patients and services and complements the tertiary/quarternary care of the BWH wards. The hospital is a teaching hospital for students from Harvard Medical School and Tufts University School of Medicine. Further information can be found at: Faulkner Hospital.
Boston Children’s Hospital
Boston Children’s Hospital (BCH) is the main teaching site for the pediatrics component of the Med-Peds residency and is also one of the main teaching hospitals affiliated with Harvard Medical School. BCH provides primary and quaternary pediatric care for patients in the surrounding community and around the world. For further information, please visit: Boston Children's Hospital.
Boston Medical Center
Boston Medical Center is a large academic medical center affiliated with the Boston University School of Medicine that emphasizes community-based care. It has been a partner in the Boston Combined Residency Program in Pediatrics for more than 15 years, providing true educational excellence by combining the culture of a public city hospital with that of a private, subspecialty hospital. Med-Peds residents rotate here for additional pediatrics experiences, including general pediatrics ward, emergency medicine and pediatric and neonatal critical care. For additional information, visit Boston Medical Center.
For further information about the Brigham and Women’s Hospital Internal Medicine Residency Program, please click here.
For further information about the Boston Combined Residency in Pediatrics, please visit: http://www.childrenshospital.org/bcrp/
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