Brigham and Women's Hospital

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Brigham and Women's Hospital (BWH) is the second largest teaching hospital of Harvard Medical School and the largest hospital in the Longwood Medical Area in Boston, Massachusetts. Along with Massachusetts General Hospital, it is one of the two founding members of Mass General Brigham, the largest healthcare provider in Massachusetts. Sunil Eappen serves as the hospital's current president.[1]

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Brigham and Women's Hospital
Mass General Brigham
Geography
Location75 Francis Street
Boston, Massachusetts, United States
Coordinates42°20′10″N 71°06′25″W
Organization
TypeTeaching
Affiliated universityHarvard Medical School
Services
Emergency departmentLevel I trauma center
Beds793
HelipadFAA LID: MA39
History
Opened1980
Links
Websitebrighamandwomens.org
ListsHospitals in Massachusetts
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Brigham and Women's Hospital conducts the second largest (behind MGH) hospital-based research program in the world, with an annual research budget of more than $630 million.[2] Pioneering achievements at BWH have included the world's first successful heart valve operation and the world's first solid organ transplant.

In the 2020 U.S. News & World Report hospital rankings, BWH was ranked second in Massachusetts (behind MGH) and twelfth nationally.[3]