Brigham and Women’s Hospital

Brigham and Women’s Hospital (BWH) is an international leader in health care delivery and has been the site of pioneering breakthroughs that have improved lives around the world. With a hub of a large teaching hospital in Boston affiliated with Harvard Medical School, it is internationally renowned for excellence in patient care, groundbreaking biomedical research, and training the next generation of leading physicians and scientists. BWH has been recognized for over 20 years by US News & World Report as one of America’s Best Hospitals and provides care to patients from our surrounding communities, throughout the U.S. and from over 120 other countries. We are passionately committed to serving the needs of the diverse communities in which we reside.

The Brigham and Women’s Hospital Primary Care Center of Excellence delivers high-quality, patient-centered care based on strong relationships between our patients and our physicians. Our primary care has 16 sites with 2 community health centers, with more than 200 physicians and 45 NPs/PAs. The Primary Care Center of Excellence has a mission for education, research, and the clinical practice of primary care. Dedicated to improving the health and well-being of patients and families, our providers offer a variety of services, ranging from routine annual exams to comprehensive evaluation and diagnosis, expert treatment, and seamless coordination of care with specialists.

Why Brigham and Women’s Hospital for Primary Care?

  • Expert primary care services by Brigham and Women’s Hospital physicians in 16 Greater Boston offices, including convenient community locations
  • Team-based, comprehensive, and coordinated care emphasizing preventive care, overall wellness, and patient involvement
  • Virtual and E-visits for the management of common conditions and symptoms
  • Our practices are Level 3 NCQA Patient-Centered Medical Homes, a model of care that is based around quality and safety

A welcome message from Richard S. Gitomer, MD, Director of Primary Care at Brigham and Women’s Hospital.

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The Center for Diversity and Inclusion

The Center for Diversity and Inclusion (CDI) aims to enhance workforce diversity by providing career advancement and professional development opportunities and through promoting increased recruitment and retention among all diverse faculty, trainees and staff.  CDI’s mission is to promote a vibrant, diverse and inclusive professional community where every person thrives.

Awards, Honors & Grants News

BWH is recognized as leader in both patient care and research, with expertise in virtually every specialty of medicine and surgery, and research spanning from basic, to clinical and translational. The BWH medical preeminence dates back to 1832, and today that rich history in clinical care is coupled with its national leadership in quality improvement and patient safety initiatives and its dedication to educating and training the next generation of health care professionals. Through investigation and discovery conducted at its Biomedical Research Institute (BRI), BWH is an international leader in research on human diseases, involving more than 1,000 physician-investigators and renowned biomedical scientists and faculty supported by more than $640 M in funding.

For over 20 years, BWH has earned a place on the U.S. News & World Report’s Honor Roll of America’s Best Hospitals. The physicians, researchers, and staff at BWH are recognized for excellence across specialties, while as an institution, the hospital also receives numerous accolades as a care provider, employer, and more.

For an extensive list of all BWH awards, please visit our Awards & Recognition page here.

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EOE Statement:

Brigham and Women’s Physicians Organization is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, pregnancy or pregnancy-related conditions or any other characteristic protected by law.

Brigham Health Primary Care is committed to racial justice by building and active enforcement of policies, practices, attitudes, and actions that produce equitable access, treatment, and outcomes for all people. Our clinics are grounded in team-based, patient and family-centered care. We partner with communities to seek health and wellness, working to eliminate health care inequities with an expanded care team that includes behavioral health, social workers, nurses, population health coordinators, patient navigators, community health workers, community resource specialists, high-risk RN case management, and support for virtual visits.​