Community Residents

The Partners in Career and Workforce Development Program (PCWD) program is a health care training and education program serving community residents to prepare for and enter careers within Partners and its affiliates. The program has been in existence for over ten years, and has been nationally recognized as a successful model for workforce development and community-based partnerships.


Imane Elassab
Imane Elassab is a 2011 graduate of the PCWD program. Imane completed her internship in the General Surgical Specialties department at Brigham and Women’s Hospital, which led to a full-time job.

PCWD has served more than 400 Boston-area residents and currently enrolls up to 60 individuals annually. PCWD graduates are placed in many roles across the PHS network, and several have been promoted and now serve as mentors and preceptors for new PCWD interns and graduates.

Please visit the PCWD web page for more information.


Community Health Centers

Partners has a deep commitment to community health centers. Since its founding in 1994, Partners and its hospitals have provided more than $83M to ensure that health centers have the space and technology they need to provide patients with excellent care.

Click below to find a list of all the community health centers operated by or affiliated with Partners.

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Community Health Partnerships

Partners HealthCare and its hospitals work with many community organizations to make measurable and sustainable improvements in the health status of underserved populations.

Find out more about Partners' Community Partnerships by clicking the link below.

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