Why Brigham and Women’s

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On the Forefront of Clinical Care and Research

Boston’s Brigham and Women’s is one of the major teaching hospitals of Harvard Medical School, and is an internationally known referral center for the most complex cases in all areas of medicine. U.S. News and World Report consistently ranks Brigham and Women’s on its Best Hospitals list, and among the best in many specialty areas, including cancer, cardiac care, gynecology, neurology and neurosurgery, orthopedics, and rheumatology. The hospital is a destination for advanced care for men and women throughout the U.S. and from more than 120 countries worldwide.

Brigham and Women’s is also one of the most powerful biomedical research institutes in the world, and the second largest recipient in the U.S. of National Institutes of Health (NIH) funding among independent hospitals. With more than $640 million in total research funding and over 1,000 principal investigators, Brigham and Women’s has long had great success in breakthrough discoveries. These include the first successful organ transplant and the discovery that aspirin prevents heart attacks.

Every physician on the Executive Health team brings a wealth of knowledge about clinical care and emerging research when conducting a physical and in addressing patient concerns.

Learn more about the research that’s taking place at Brigham and Women’s Hospital every day and the progress being made because of it.


For over a century, a leader in patient care, medical education and research, with expertise in virtually every specialty of medicine and surgery.

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