Tufts Medical Center is an exceptional, not-for-profit, 415-bed academic medical center that is home to both a full-service hospital for adults and the Floating Hospital for Children.
Conveniently located in downtown Boston, the Medical Center is the principal teaching hospital for Tufts University School of Medicine. Floating Hospital for Children is the full-service children's hospital of Tufts Medical Center and the principal pediatric teaching hospital of Tufts University School of Medicine.
Tufts Medical Center is affiliated with seven community hospitals and with New England Quality Care Alliance, its community physicians' network.
The University HealthSystem Consortium (UHC) recently ranked Tufts Medical Center #6 out of 98 academic medical centers in the nation for quality and safety in its 2010 Quality and Accountability Study. The annual study includes six criteria that the Institutes of Medicine have determined to be the best measures of patient care: safety, timeliness, effectiveness, efficiency, equity and patient centeredness. No other UHC academic medical center in New England placed in the top 10.
On July 26, 2011, 81 Tufts Medical Center physicians were recognized by U.S. News & World Report in its Top Doctors rankings. 39 of those Tufts MC physicians were given additional recognition as being among the top 1% in the nation in their respective specialty.