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Yawkey Cafeteria Open!
The Yawkey Center Cafeteria is open. Hours of operation are 6:30am - 7pm, Monday – Friday and 7am – 7pm, Saturday & Sunday.

Safety-Net Hospitals Remain Vital Resource for Minority Patients Following Health Reform
The proportion of discharges among minority patients receiving inpatient care at minority-serving hospitals in Massachusetts increased after the implementation of health insurance reform measures. Learn more

Boston Medical Center Names Martha Samuelson as Board Chair; Barry Bock, Pierre Cremieux, Karen Kames to Board of Trustees
“Martha’s commitment to the hospital and the patients it serves is unparalleled,” said Kate Walsh, President and CEO of Boston Medical Center. Learn more

BMC is sad to announce the passing of this beloved Healing Pups team member
Center for Voice and Swallowing
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BMC Increasing Access to Healthy Food

BMC is proud to announce the openings of its new Preventive Food Pantry, Demonstration Kitchen, and cafeteria! The new, expanded Preventive Food Pantry, which feeds approximately 7,000 patients and family members each month, is now located in the Yawkey Center basement and is significantly larger than the former location. The added space features storage for perishable and non-perishable food. Learn more

Oh, My Aching Back!

Almost everyone will experience back pain at some point in their life. In fact, back and spine injuries are the most common musculoskeletal problems. If you’ve ever struggled with a bad back, you know just how much it can affect every aspect of your life, including your ability to work, play sports, and drive. Even playing with your kids and grandkids can be difficult, if not impossible, with back pain. Learn more

BMC’s Project ASSERT

Project ASSERT (Alcohol & Substance abuse Services, Education and Referral to Treatment), a program based in BMC’s Emergency Department helps patients who demonstrate unhealthy alcohol and drug use behavior find the treatment and care that they need to recover. Since 1994, Project ASSERT has offered alcohol and drug screening, counseling and referral to treatment for more than 80,000 patients treated for intoxication in the ED. Learn more

About BMC

Boston Medical Center (BMC) is a 496-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 13 community health centers in the Boston area.