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Medical Education

Find outstanding training for your career in health care at Mount Auburn Hospital, a teaching hospital of Harvard Medical School (HMS).

As a member of the Association of American Medical College’s Council of Teaching Hospitals and Health Systems, Mount Auburn is among the nation’s leading teaching hospitals. That means you’ll develop clinical and communication skills at an institution that helps set the benchmark for excellence in patient care, research and medical education.

Plus, you can count on our dedicated clinician-educators to provide guidance and support for your specific interests and career goals.

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Mount Auburn’s Programs

Learn about the fellowship, residency and internship programs based at Mount Auburn Hospital.

Residency Programs

Get in-depth clinical training to help you meet your career goals as a health care professional. You’ll collaborate with clinician-educators who hold teaching appointments at Harvard Medical School as you provide patient care and participate in learning opportunities. Learn more about our residency programs in:

Fellowship Programs

Advance your career with fellowship training in female pelvic medicine and reconstructive surgery (FPMRS) or medical education.

Dietetic Internship

In our year-long Dietetic Internship, you’ll pair with professional dietitians, take classes and participate in community activities to learn how to use nutrition to improve the health of patients and clients.

“However important the specific advances in medical services at the hospital may be, the most important development is the climate for learning which has been engendered among the staff….”
~David Hurwitz, MD, Mount Auburn Hospital’s chief of medicine from 1951–1970

Opportunities for Medical Students

Our clinician-educators begin training future physicians during medical school. As HMS faculty, we teach introductory courses for first- and second-year MD students and for Harvard-MIT Program in Health Sciences and Technology (HST) biomedical doctoral students.

Subinternships & Electives

Third-year HMS medical students who choose Mount Auburn Hospital for a subinternship in medicine join the care team to manage patients under a resident’s supervision. Fourth-year medical students benefit from subspecialty elective rotations in departments from intensive care medicine to urgogynecology.

Training Site for Area Programs

As a fellow, resident or intern at Mount Auburn Hospital, you may collaborate with students from other programs because we serve as a core site for:

We also welcome:

Explore Mount Auburn

Discover what makes Mount Auburn Hospital a great place to work, learn and grow. Learn about Mount Auburn, read about our clinical services and see what it’s like to live in Cambridge.

Diversity Equity and Inclusion

Mount Auburn greatly values the importance diversity and inclusion bring to academic discourse, training and provision of exceptional patient care. The training programs at Mount Auburn Hospital seek to attract and match a talented group of interns. We celebrate the multiple dimensions of diversity each member of our community offers, including but not limited to race, ethnicity, sex, gender identity and expression, sexual orientation, socioeconomic circumstance, national origin, geographic background, immigration status, ability, handicapped status and disability, physical characteristics, veteran status, political ideology, religious belief and age.

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