GME Diversity & Inclusion
Office of Minority Physician Recruitment Mission
The Graduate Medical Education Diversity & Inclusion is committed to the recruitment, engagement and advancement of underrepresented minority (URM) physicians within our residency and fellowship ranks. Through partnerships with our residency and fellowship programs, clinical departments, and administrative offices we aim to provide a diverse physician staff in order to enhance the quality of care for the patients we serve. We define underrepresented minorities in medicine as: Black/African American, Hispanic/Latino, Pacific Islander, Native American, and Native Hawaiian.
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About Boston Medical Center
Boston Medical Center is a private, not-for profit, academic medical center located in Boston’s historic South End. The hospital is the primary teaching affiliate for Boston University School of Medicine. Boston Medical Center emphasizes community-based care, with its mission to provide consistent accessible health services to all.
As the largest safety net hospital in New England, Boston Medical Center provides a full spectrum of pediatric and adult care services, from primary to family medicine to advanced specialty care. BMC is the largest and busiest provider of trauma and emergency services in New England.
Commitment to the Community
Approximately 57 percent of Boston Medical Center‘s patients come from underserved populations, including low-income families, elders, people with disabilities and immigrants. Over 50 percent of all patients are from racial and ethnic minority populations, and 32 percent do not speak English as a primary language.
Boston Medical Center is a founder of Boston HealthNet, a network affiliation of the medical center, Boston University School of Medicine and 14 community health centers. Boston HealthNet is an integrated healthcare delivery system whose partners provide outreach, prevention, primary care, and specialty care and dental services at sites located throughout Greater Boston’s neighborhoods.