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Education

One of the Most Prestigious Programs in the Country


The Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center Residency in Internal Medicine is one of the largest and most prestigious training programs in the country.

Committed to Excellence

As a major teaching hospital of Harvard Medical School, BIDMC is committed to excellence in patient care, research, and education, and Hospital Medicine is central to this mission.

Working Side-By-Side with a Team

The majority of patients admitted to the general medical service have Hospitalist Faculty as their primary attending, who work side-by-side with a team of residents, interns, and medical students in direct patient care.

This model allows for teaching at the bedside, on work rounds, and in formal didactic sessions.

Educational Leadership and Curriculum Development

Hospitalist Faculty also have positions in educational leadership and curriculum development, with roles including:

  • Associate Program Directors for the Internal Medicine
  • Residency Program
  • Director of the Medical Simulation Center
  • Director of the Medical Consult Service
  • Director of the Stoneman Patient Safety and Quality Improvement

Pursuing a Career in Clinical Education

Numerous opportunities are available for hospitalists who want to pursue a career in clinical-education.

Members of our group:

  • Completed fellowships in:
    • General internal medicine
    • Medical education
    • Geriatrics
    • Infectious disease
  • Teach students at Harvard Medical School
  • Moved on the assume educational leadership positions throughout the country

BIDMC Hospital Educational Leadership


  1. Associate Program Directors, Internal Medicine Training Program
  2. Director and Faculty, Patient Safety Core Faculty Curriculum
  3. Director and Faculty, Hospitalist Elective
  4. Medical Director and Faculty, Medical Simulation Center
  5. Medical Director, Inpatient Medical Consult Service
  6. Director of Assessment, Shapiro Institute for Education and Research
  7. Curriculum Consultant, Shapiro Institute for Education and Research
  8. Core Faculty, Principle Clinical Experience, Harvard Medical School
  9. Faculty Mentor, Harvard Medical School

Harvard Medical School Educational Leadership


  1. Member Executive Committee of Reynolds Foundation Grant on Advancement of Geriatrics Education at Harvard Medical School
  2. Course Director, 4th year Medicine Clerkship
  3. Faculty, Patient Doctor II Course
  4. Faculty, 3rd Year Medicine Clerkship
  5. Faculty, 4th Year Medicine Clerkship
  6. Faculty, 4th year Objective Structured Clinical Examination (OSCE)
  7. Faculty, Introduction to the Profession Course
  8. Faculty, Human Systems - Gastrointestinal Pathophysiology Course

Contact Information

Hospital Medicine
Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
330 Brookline Avenue
Boston, MA 02215
617-754-4677 (HOSP)
hospdoc@bidmc.harvard.edu