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What is Mass General Brigham?

Brightest minds, together, for you.

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Our mission

Mass General Brigham is committed to serving the community. We are dedicated to enhancing patient care, teaching and research, and taking a leadership role as an integrated health care system.

We recognize that increasing value and continuously improving quality are essential to maintaining excellence.

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Patient care

From routine care to the most complex cases, we offer comprehensive, full-circle clinical care to our patients, starting and ending at home. 

Research and discovery 

Because we are built on a legacy of medical discovery, our researchers push the boundaries of knowledge and advance medicine in new and innovative ways.


We have over 100 accredited physician residency and fellowship programs, and over 2,000 trainees preparing to be the healers of tomorrow. 


We have five licensed and 15 affiliated community health centers. In 2021, we invested $225 million in community benefits, which includes investments in our licensed health centers, programs to respond to needs identified in our community health needs assessments, and our system’s commitment to the Health Safety Net program. We have diverse community partnerships to support our residents.

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Our vision 

  • To dedicate ourselves to the delivery of superior care that is patient- and family-centered, accessible, and equitable.
  • To provide a coordinated, cost-efficient, and transparent care model that will benefit patients across the continuum, from prevention to long-term.
  • To touch the communities we serve, local or global, with sustainable improvements in the care we provide and with a keen focus on underserved populations.
  • To lead in research that fosters collaboration, bringing discovery to the patient’s bedside, and sharing those successes with the world so future generations may benefit.
  • To invest in education and training to nurture the next generation of leaders who can carry forward the lessons learned.
  • To promote the development of our workforce by creating opportunities for achievement and advancement.
  • To seek ways to deliver the highest quality health care to all.

In this section

80,000 dedicated providers

Working to provide safe, high-quality care in hospitals, labs, physicians’ offices, outpatient centers, rehab facilities, urgent care clinics, and homes.

$2 billion in research activities

World-class innovators find the therapies and technologies of tomorrow.

People making an impact

The next brilliant breakthrough

A proud legacy behind us; a promising future ahead. With thousands of researchers, investigators, and clinical trials, Mass General Brigham is at the forefront of what comes next in medicine.

Excellence in clinical care

Patient safety and quality are at the core of our identity. We’re empowered by each other to bring the best practices to scale. We leverage research, technologies, and care models, along with qualified experts, to constantly improve our standard of care and patient experience. 

Our workforce reflects the people we serve

Diversity, equity, and inclusion impact all parts of our work. We stand committed to building a diverse workforce to better meet the needs of all our patients. That means reflecting the communities we serve, learning from each other’s cultures, perspectives, lifestyles, and backgrounds, and creating a better care experience for all.

The healers of tomorrow

Applied medical education has always been an important part of our identity. And there’s a reason why recent health care graduates from all over the world come to train at Mass General Brigham. Our Harvard Medical School physicians, researchers, and faculty are ready to help the next generation become their best.