Blizzard Update

BMC is now under normal operations in all areas over the weekend. Read more

New Chief/Chair of Orthopaedic Surgery Appointed
Scott Duncan, MD, MPH, MBA, has been appointed Chief of Orthopaedic Surgery at Boston Medical Center and Chair of the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery at Boston University School of Medicine.

Pediatric Sickle Cell Disease Patients Achieve Near-Perfect Influenza Vaccination Rate
BMC implemented several quality improvement methods to achieve the substantial increase to a 90 percent vaccination rate.

Join us on Friday, February 6!BMC’s team of experts manage different levels of chronic pain to help children regain normal lives. Depression Disorder with Seasonal Pattern, also known as Seasonal Affective Disorder, is a form of depression related to the changing of the seasons.

Features

Shoveling Safety Tips to Prevent a Heart Attack

Clearing snow can pose a potential health risk, especially a heart attack. The American Heart Association warns that “the risk of a heart attack during snow shoveling may increase for some...” To help make snow removal safer, the American Heart Association has compiled a list of practical tips. Read more

Hugs for Hope Club

The Positive Hope Clinic provides care and advice to help keep HIV infected women healthy during pregnancy. Recently, the Clinic has started a new club, Hugs for Hope, where girls are getting together on Friday nights to make fleece blankets for the moms and babies cared for in the clinic. Read more

CenteringPregnancy Program Featured in The Boston Globe

The Boston Globe recently examined group care visits for pregnant patients, with an article that featured BMC’s CenteringPregnancy program. The program offers patients the chance to meet in a group with eight to 12 other women, as well as a midwife or doctor, throughout their pregnancy. Read more

About BMC

Boston Medical Center (BMC) is a 482-bed academic medical center located in Boston’s historic South End, providing medical care for infants, children, teens and adults. BMC offers Primary Care and specialty services as well as a number of health and wellness programs and is affiliated with 14 community health centers in the Boston area.