Healthcare at a Glance in Boston, MA
Boston is located in one of the healthiest states in the country, with a high number of mental health providers, primary care providers, and dentists per person. Boston is home to Massachusetts General Hospital, Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Tufts Medical Center, and Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center. Massachusetts General Hospital is ranked #1 in Boston, ranked #2 for diabetes and endocrinology, and #3 in the nation for psychiatry. Brigham and Women’s Hospital is ranked #2 in Boston and is affiliated with Dana-Farber/Brigham and Women’s Cancer Hospital. Boston is focused on providing the best healthcare for children, with Boston Children’s Hospital ranking #1 in the nation 7 years in a row, and Dana-Farber/Brigham and Women’s Cancer Hospital ranking #2 for pediatric cancer care. Throughout the city there are 3 VA campuses located in Jamaica Plains, West Roxbury, and Brockton, and 6 outpatient clinics. There are 3 medical schools located in Boston — Boston University School of Medicine, Harvard Medical School, and Tufts University School of Medicine — all known for their medical research and clinical medicine training.