Who we are
Tufts Medical Center is a not-for-profit, full-service teaching and research hospital, and the principle teaching school of Tufts University School of Medicine.
Tufts Medical Center employs 500+ physicians, and over 5,000 people across 400 departments and 800 job titles. We tend 405 beds, achieve 17,500 annual discharges, handle 351,150 annual clinic visits, manage a $50 million research portfolio and deliver more than 200 babies each month. University HealthSystems Consortium’s Quality and Accountability Study ranks Tufts Medical Center among the top 20 academic medical centers in the nation for efficiency.
Tufts Medical Center is the principle teaching hospital of Tufts University School of Medicine (TUSM). More than 900 TUSM students train at Tufts Medical Center and the Floating Hospital for Children each year. TUSM is one of the nation’s most outstanding medical schools – one out of every four medical students in the country applies to TUSM for admission – and is known for its substantive and innovative medical curricula.
Tufts Medical Center consistently ranks among the top 15% of the nation's independent hospitals receiving federal research funds. Major research organizations within our hospital include the Molecular Cardiology Research Institute, the Institute for Clinical and Translational Research and Health Policy Studies, the Tufts Clinical and Translation Science Institute and the Neely Center for Clinical Cancer Research.