Graduate Medical Education

Graduate medical education at Partners HealthCare benefits from an outstanding faculty and staff, a diverse group of patients from local communities and around the world, and state-of-the-art facilities and technology to train expert clinicians, physician scientists, and leaders in all areas of medicine. Our integrated network of world-class academic medical centers, community hospitals, psychiatric and rehabilitation hospitals, health centers, and primary care practices provide a rare and rich combination of educational resources.

In addition to outstanding clinical training, Partners offers residents and fellows a wealth of research training opportunities, as well as leadership development experiences relevant to a wide variety of health care careers.


Residencies and Fellowships

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Partners offers more than 225 residency and fellowship programs, training approximately 2000 physicians each year in nearly all specialties and subspecialties of medicine. Some programs are offered independently by one of the Partners hospitals while others provide integrated training that draws on the strengths of more than one Partners institution.

Centers of Expertise

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The Centers of Expertise offer residents and fellows an opportunity to explore areas of medicine and health care delivery relevant to all specialties such as quality and safety, global health, health care management, and health policy.

Medical Education Research

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The Partners Medical Education Research initiative aims to encourage and facilitate medical education research to improve the quality of medical training while supporting the academic careers of teaching faculty.


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