Part of the Beth Israel Lahey Health Network, the Lahey Hospital and Medical Center in Burlington, MA, represents an effort and dedication to bringing together “academic medical centers and teaching hospitals, community, and specialty hospitals.” Through compassionate care, dedicated medical research, and a top-notch medical community, the hospital, and its staff have become an integral part of the Burlington community.
Joining Burlington’s innovative communities, the Lahey Hospital and Medical Center remains on the cutting-edge of medical technology and groundbreaking research. As a teaching hospital for Tufts University School of Medicine, the hospital maintains “residency and fellowship programs for more than 130 new physicians in multiple subspecialties.” The hospital’s research center participates in numerous clinical trials as well as national and international studies.
- Burlington’s proximity to major metropolitan areas and medical educational institutions, such as Tufts and Harvard Medical Schools, makes Lahey Hospital and Medical Center an accessible career location for residents, fully licensed physicians, and other professions in the medical field.
- This proximity also allows Lahey Hospital to employ and train a talented pool of incoming medical professionals.
- Local and traveling patients at Lahey Hospital receive access to clinical trials and new therapies for a wide range of diseases and ailments, such as heart disease and cancer.
Not only is Lahey Hospital an essential piece of the northeastern medical community, but the medical center has also become an integral part of Burlington’s local community. Lahey Hospital staff are only a stone’s throw away from many of Burlington’s wonderful cafes, restaurants, and shopping spots, frequently visiting on their breaks or after work. The hospital has also received tremendous support from the local business community during the COVID-19 pandemic, as can be seen with Pressed Cafe’s “Feed The Heroes” program, which allowed the local cafe and patrons to donate fresh meals to the hospital’s staff. Burlington is proud to call Lahey Hospital and its staff members a valued part of the community.