Tufts Medical Center
Tufts Medical Center is a world-class, not-for-profit, 415-bed academic medical center that is home to both a full-service hospital for adults and Floating Hospital for Children. Located in downtown Boston, Tufts Medical Center offers comprehensive inpatient and outpatient services for adults and children and is the principal teaching hospital for the Tufts University School of Medicine.
Founded in 1796 as the Boston Dispensary, Tufts Medical Center is the oldest permanent medical facility in New England and one of the first hospitals in the nation. For more than 200 years, Tufts Medical Center has pioneered innovative programs in clinical care, biomedical research, education and health care delivery.
Team Tufts MC raises funds through the B.A.A. Boston Marathon Official Charity Program to support the Medical Center’s mission to heal, to comfort, to teach, to learn, and to seek the knowledge to promote health and prevent disease. Tufts MC is dedicated to furthering the rich tradition of health care innovation, leadership, charity and the highest standard of care and service to all in the community.