Specialized Education & Training

As an affiliate of Harvard Medical School, Massachusetts General Hospital has a commitment to furthering the education of health care professionals and the surrounding community.

Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS)

The Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) Provider Course is designed to provide the knowledge and skills needed to evaluate and manage the first 10 minutes of an adult ventricular fibrillation/ventricular tachycardia (VF/VT) arrest.

Center for Faculty Development

The Center for Faculty Development facilitates the career advancement and job satisfaction of all faculty at Mass General. This umbrella organization addresses all aspects of faculty development, as well as, specializing on the women faculty through the Office for Women's Careers (OWC) and the research communities through the Office for Research Career Development (ORCD).

Dietetic Internship Program

The Dietetic Internship at Mass General is one of the oldest in the country, and prides itself on the unique variety and excellent learning experiences offered in many areas of dietetics.

Hospital Administration Fellowship

Established in 1973, the MGH Administrative Fellowship Program provides essential management training that contributes to the growth and development of health care professionals.

Learning Laboratory

The Massachusetts General Hospital Learning Laboratory is a collaborative institutional effort designed to unify simulation-based training and research across the hospital community. The Learning Laboratory seeks to ensure that every Mass General care provider and team has regular opportunities for dedicated clinical practice and feedback in a risk-free environment.

MGH Institute of Health Professions

MGH Institute of Health Professions, Boston’s health sciences graduate school, offers entry-level and post-professional graduate programs in communication sciences and disorders, health professions education, nursing, occupational therapy, physical therapy, physician assistant studies and rehabilitation sciences.


Massachusetts General Hospital offers nurses ample career development and learning opportunities to develop clinical and leadership skills and improve health care delivery.

Office for Visitor Education Programs

The office for Visitor Education Programs encourages and facilitates the sharing of knowledge and expertise, to advance clinical care, quality, and innovation in health care.

Office for Research Career Development

The Office for Research Career Development, under the umbrella of the Center for Faculty Development, addresses the specific needs and facilitates the career advancement and job satisfaction of the research faculty and fellows at Mass General.

Office for Women's Careers

The Office for Women's Careers, under the umbrella of the Center for Faculty Development, facilitates the career advancement and job satisfaction of all women faculty at Mass General.

Organ Donation: Educational Video

A training video for nurses and other clinical staff regarding approaches to the discussion of organ donation.

Psychiatry Academy

The Massachusetts General Hospital Psychiatry Academy is an interactive community where physicians and other health care professionals can access world-renowned education that improves clinical practice in psychiatry.

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Departments and Centers at Mass General have a reputation for excellence in patient care. View a list of all departments.