Blizzard Update

BMC is ready to resume normal operations in all areas on Wednesday, Jan. 28. 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.

The American Heart Association has compiled a list of practical tips to make shoveling safer during any storm. Every mammography machine at Boston Medical Center is now 3D!Don’t let Old Man Winter derail your new year’s resolution

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BMC Offers 3D Mammography

Every mammography machine at Boston Medical Center is now 3D! Similar to a 2D mammogram, the 3D exam is performed the same way – the technologist will position a patient on the machine, compress the breast, and take 2D images. These images are then synthesized to create a 3D image. Read more

Cold Weather Exercise Tips

Between fewer daylight hours, freezing cold temperatures, and the need for layers of insulated workout gear, it's easy to slip out of a regular exercise routine after New Year's Day. But winter weather is no excuse to ditch your resolution to stay active. Read more

BMC Department of Pediatrics Earns National Recognition for Patient-Centered Care

The Department of Pediatrics is pleased to announce its recent Patient-Centered Medical Home recognition from the National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA), which highlights primary care providers who show an ability to organize care around patients and work in teams to coordinate, track, and improve care. 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.