Medical Education/ Training

At Partners institutions, graduate medical education is central to the mission to advance health care. We recognize that the future of medicine and health worldwide depends upon the strength and vitality of teaching programs, which must provide a strong foundation along with the tools for lifelong learning.

Partners’ hospitals sponsor residency and fellowship programs that utilize the strength of the system's outstanding faculty and other clinical resources.  Several Partners institutions—Massachusetts General Hospital, Brigham and Women’s Hospital, the Spaulding Rehabilitation Hospital and McLean Hospital—are primary teaching hospitals for Harvard Medical School. These and other Partners institutions—Faulkner Hospital, Newton Wellesley Hospital and North Shore Medical Center—train physicians and other health professionals across the spectrum of medical subspecialties and clinical disciplines.

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Centers of Expertise

Physicians who train at Partners become excellent clinicians, and many also become influential leaders in health care. Partners' "Centers of Expertise" were established to help every trainee reach his or her greatest potential in service to society.

Learn more about the Centers of Expertise.


Advancing Health Care: Training the Next Generation of Physicians

This video about Partners Graduate Medical Education opportunities features Debra Weinstein, MD, Director of Graduate Medical Education at Partners, and Gary Gottlieb, MD, former President and CEO of Partners HealthCare. They touch on why medical education has been a central part of the organization’s mission since its founding, how our programs distinguish themselves from others across the nation, and some of the challenges facing graduate medical education today.

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