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Medical Professionals

Discover the many resources available for medical professionals, including for Mass General Brigham providers, as well as referring and non-Mass General Brigham providers.

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male and female clinicians walking and along hallway of hospital

Physician Gateway

With Physician Gateway, keeping track of your patients has never been easier. 

Through this secure platform, medical professionals can monitor the status of your patients who are receiving care within Mass General Brigham, as well as Dana-Farber Cancer Institute. 

Once you enroll in Physician Gateway, medical professionals will have access to your patients' information 24/7 in an intuitive, easy-to-read format, including: 

  • Consult notes
  • Visit notes 
  • Radiology reports 
  • Discharge summaries 
  • Test results 
  • Medications 
  • Allergies 
  • Visit history 
  • Provider of care 

This information will help you keep up to date on your patient’s status and will make the transition back into your care as smooth as possible.  

Physician Gateway is available for primary care providers, referring medical professionals, and authorized office staff. 

Inpatient transfers

MDConnect provides around-the-clock, comprehensive inter-facility transfer and transport of inpatients to Brigham and Women's Hospital and Massachusetts General Hospital.


MDConnect enhances communication between referring physicians in the community and receiving physicians at Brigham and Women's Hospital or Mass General, while improving care during transport by providing specially equipped and staffed critical care ambulances.

Medical can transfer inpatients to any service at either Brigham and Women's Hospital or Mass General with one phone call.

To transfer patients, referring medical professionals can:

  1. Call MD Connect at 1-877-MD-REFER (1-877-637-3337).  
    Tell us which of our hospitals you would prefer to transfer your patient to. If you have no preference, we can facilitate and expedite the transfer of your patient to either Brigham and Women's Hospital or Mass General. 

  2. Talk directly to an attending physician at Brigham and Women's Hospital or Mass General. After providing pertinent medical data to our transfer coordinators, either stay on the line or return to your patient and our attending physician will call you back promptly.

  3. Decide if you would like MDConnect to handle ambulance transport. Simply tell our transfer coordinators that you would like MDConnect to manage transportation to Boston, and we will make the arrangements.

Continuing professional development

The Office of Continuing Professional Development provides team-oriented, evidence-based educational activities that are designed to improve clinical practice, clinical decision-making, quality patient outcomes and safety, and advance medical professional development. 

We aim to:

  • Strengthen team-based education planning and implementation
  • Advance interprofessional practices that implement the latest evidence-based practice and research
  • Improve quality and safety that result in better patient care and outcomes
  • Increase system-wide collaboration among team members to learn from, with, and about each other, demonstrated by an increase in the volume of activities designed for team learning

We provide educational interventions for health care providers throughout the United States and around the globe, featuring primary source subject matter experts from our many Harvard Medical School-affiliated hospitals, other top tier academic medical centers, and experienced clinicians and researchers working in a range of community-based, long-term care, and rehabilitative settings. 

Graduate medical education

Mass General Brigham continues a long tradition of educating the next generation of physicians and leaders, many of whom play roles in all areas of medicine and health care.

We have nearly 2,500 residents and fellows in 300 programs, benefiting from passionate and accomplished faculty and staff, a diverse group of local and international patients, and state-of-the art facilities and technology.

Mass General Brigham trains medical professionals in nearly all specialties and sub-specialties where they receive a rare and rich educational experience.

Our integrated network of academic medical centers, community hospitals, specialty hospitals, health care centers, and primary care practices includes the following institutions: 

  • Brigham and Women’s Hospital
  • Massachusetts General Hospital
  • Mass Eye and Ear
  • McLean Hospital
  • Newton-Wellesley Hospital
  • Salem Hospital
  • Spaulding Rehabilitation Hospital

Digital hubs for medical professionals

Mass General Brigham is committed to training the next generation of rockstar health care professionals. Affiliated with Harvard Medical School, our physicians and researchers are part of the vibrant Boston medical community. 

Mass General Brigham has two award-winning digital content hubs that provide healthcare medical professionals with information about the latest breakthroughs, research, and clinical advances from our hospitals.

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Population health management

Our Population Health initiatives are dedicated to researching and redesigning clinical care to focus on the whole patient.

Mass General Brigham’s Population Health initiatives designs programs, strategies, and tools to help improve patient outcomes and satisfaction, and reduce overall health care costs.

To identify and test meaningful interventions, we collaborate closely with clinicians on the ground. Together, our population health management initiatives can impact the lives of over 700,000 patients across Massachusetts and beyond.

Global Advisory  

Mass General Brigham Global Advisory is designed to extend our hospitals’ capabilities and knowledge globally and aims to drive clinical, research, and educational collaborations worldwide. We provide access to the brightest clinical and administrative minds, best-in-class treatments and care, and cutting-edge research. With over 25 years of international experience, we are uniquely positioned to create solutions and adapt strategies to international health care environments.