St. Elizabeth's Medical Center (Boston)

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St. Elizabeth's Medical Center
Steward Health Care
St Elizabeths Medical Center, Brighton MA.jpg
St. Elizabeth's Medical Center
Geography
Location Boston, Massachusetts, United States
Coordinates 42°20′57″N 71°08′55″W / 42.3491°N 71.1486°W / 42.3491; -71.1486Coordinates: 42°20′57″N 71°08′55″W / 42.3491°N 71.1486°W / 42.3491; -71.1486
Organization
Care system Private
Hospital type Teaching
Affiliated university Tufts University
Services
Emergency department Yes (Brand New Emergency Room)
Beds 524 (Licensed Beds: 252 & Community-Based 272-Bed = 524)
History
Founded 1868
Links
Website http://www.steward.org/St-Elizabeths
Lists Hospitals in Massachusetts

St. Elizabeth's Medical Center (SEMC) (more often called St. Elizabeth's Hospital, its former name) is a large medical facility and teaching hospital in the Brighton neighborhood of Boston, Massachusetts.

It is part of Steward Health Care System, the second largest health care system in New England which was founded in 2012, and is a major teaching affiliate of the Tufts University School of Medicine.

Besides advanced capabilities in inpatient and outpatient care, SEMC's research laboratories are active centers of investigation in such areas as cardiology, gastroenterology, neurology, hematology and oncology.

SEMC's Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology is of particular note as its history predates many other areas of medicine in which the hospital is involved. Generations of people in the Boston area were born at St. Elizabeth's Hospital or more recently, at St. Elizabeth's Medical Center. Former New York City mayor Michael Bloomberg was born here.

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