Medical Education

Medical Education at BWH

BWH offers a large number of CME programs, sponsors residency and fellowship education in most specialties of medicine, and serves as a teaching affiliate for Harvard Medical School.

Brigham Education Institute (BEI)
Erik K. Alexander, MD, Executive Director, Brigham Education Institute (BEI)

Brigham and Women’s Hospital Education Committee
David Silbersweig, MD, Chair, Department of Psychiatry
Irina Knyshevski, BWH Accreditation Manager, Partners Graduate Medical Education

Medical Student Education
Erik K. Alexander, MD, BWH Director of Medical Student Education

Residency and Fellowship Education
John Co, MD, MPH, Director of Graduate Medical Education and Designated Institutional Official

Partners Graduate Medical Education
Provides core educational programming through workshops and retreats for trainees, program directors, and program staff. The Office addresses issues related to resident and fellow quality of life and implements strategic initiatives to enhance educational quality and support trainees’ career development.

Debra Weinstein, MD, Vice President
Patricia Salamone, Administrative Director

HMSShield The Academy at Harvard Medical School 
Email: academy@hms.harvard.edu
Works to advance the education future of physicians by supporting the enhancement of skills, and the development of innovative curriculum, educational resources, and educational scholarship at HMS.

BWH Tuition Reimbursement Benefit
Email: BWHTuition@partners.org
Available to benefits-eligible weekly paid employees and research fellows. See website for eligibility guidelines and application tutorial.

HMSShield HMS Office for Faculty Affairs 
General Questions: ofa@hms.harvard.edu
Promotion-Related Questions: OFA_promotions@hms.harvard.edu
(Responsible for the promotions and appointments processes at HMS/HSDM)
HMS Promotion Process: facultypromotions.hms.harvard.edu/
HMS CV Guidelines: cv.hms.harvard.edu/

Partners HealthCare Office of Continuing Professional Development
Email: phscme@partners.org
Partners HealthCare is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education (CME) for physicians. As an accredited CME provider, Partners can designate AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ for activities that meet ACCME requirements for Partners affiliated institutions.