Company Information

Partners HealthCare is a not-for-profit, integrated health care system in Boston, Massachusetts.  Founded by Brigham and Women’s Hospital and Massachusetts General Hospital – two of the nation’s leading academic medical centers – Partners HealthCare includes community and specialty hospitals, a managed care organization, a physician network, community health centers, home care and other health related services.

Partners is committed to the community, and dedicated to enhancing patient care, teaching, and research in service to our patients and their families

Partners is the largest private employer in Massachusetts, with approximately 60,000 employees, including physicians, nurses, scientists, and caregivers. Partners institutions maintain a total research budget of more than $1.4 billion, and Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) and Brigham and Women’s Hospital (BWH) are the largest private hospital recipients of National Institutes of Health funding in the nation.

Partners offers one of the most robust and competitive medical educational programs in the country, with more than 200 residency and fellowship programs, where physicians-in-training routinely rotate among academic medical centers, community and specialty hospitals. 

Partners maintains a strong commitment to the community. Through outreach programs and philanthropic initiatives, Partners and its hospitals are committed to improving the delivery of care locally and globally.

The mission of Partners HealthCare begins with providing the highest quality patient care possible – and extends far beyond that.

Watch a video that highlights achievements of our past 20 years, and how our current programs are improving the lives of our patients every day.


The senior management team and Board of Directors of Partners HealthCare, as well as the leaders of Partners-affiliated institutions.

Find Partners' most recent Annual Report.


Find a complete list of Partners' member hospitals, community health centers, programs, and affiliations.

Partners HealthCare is the recipient of many industry awards. Find out more about how we've been recognized.


Learn about some of the milestones in Partners HealthCare's history.

Caring for the global community has been a part of the mission of Partners’ founding hospitals for 200 years. Learn about some of our current global health programs.


Partners' Work in the Community

Partners HealthCare is committed to improving the health and wellbeing of our local community. Learn more about our engagement with the community.

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Quality and Safety at Partners

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