Tufts Medical Center is a 415-bed research and teaching hospital located in downtown Boston, Mass. The principal teaching hospital for Tufts University School of Medicine. Tufts Medical Center conducts medical and health policy research and is in the top 15 percent of independent institutions receiving federal research funding.
Tufts MC is a level I trauma center, performs heart, kidney and bone marrow transplants and provides comprehensive neurological and cancer treatments. The Center includes the Floating Hospital for Children, offering advanced pediatric care, and The Tufts Clinical and Translational Science Institute.
With over 500 physicians, Tufts MC is ranked among the top in the nation for clinical care, patient experience and safety, and was recently named to the 2015 Harvard Pilgrim Hospital Honor Roll.
Founded as the Boston Dispensary in 1796, Tufts MC is the oldest permanent medical facility in the country.