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The Importance of a Pre-travel Clinic Visit at BMC

The Travel Clinic provides travelers’ health services, including routine and travel vaccines, malaria prevention, travelers’ diarrhea prevention and management, general advice about keeping healthy during travel, and diagnosis and treatment of travel-related illness. 

The New Model of Primary Care at BMC

No matter which type of primary care you choose, you have a Medical Home at BMC.

Weight Loss Surgery at BMC

If you or someone you know lives with obesity, you understand the struggles of endless weight loss programs that have shown no results, exhaustion from small tasks and the increase of various health risks due to weight.

Preventing Common Sports Injuries

The Ryan Center for Sports Medicine at Boston University offers a range of comprehensive sports medicine services at one convenient location. The multi-disciplinary team of family medicine physicians trained in sports medicine and orthopedic surgeons, along with rehabilitation staff provide patients with advanced diagnostics and treatment for sports injuries.

The Healing Pups Program at BMC

Healing Pups was launched in 2012 by the Office of Patient Advocacy, which strives to provide systems for coordinating, investigating, and resolving patient and family grievances. 

Choosing a PCP for your Child

A primary care provider (PCP) is a doctor, nurse practitioner or physician's assistant who acts as a patient's main health care provider for common medical issues. A PCP refers patients to a specialist when needed. Boston Children's Hospital has a network of over 250 physicians as part of the Pediatric Physicians Organization at Children's Hospital (PPOC).

A Rooftop Garden at a Medical Center?

The soil is tilled and plans are in place to plant leafy vegetables, tomatoes, cucumbers and more. But this green space isn't on a farm or even in someone's backyard: it's on the top of Boston Medical Center.