Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center (BIDMC) is one of the nation’s preeminent academic medical centers. They are committed to excellence in clinical care, bio-medical research and education and to the health and wellness of their patients and their communities.
Among independent teaching hospitals, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center consistently ranks in the top three recipients of biomedical research funding from the National Institutes of Health. Research funding totals nearly $200 million annually. BIDMC researchers run more than 850 active sponsored projects and 200 clinical trials. The Harvard-Thorndike General Clinical Research Center, the oldest clinical research laboratory in the United States, has been located on this site since 1973.