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Boston Medical Center
Boston Medical Center is a private, not-for-profit, 496-bed, academic medical center that is the primary teaching affiliate of Boston University School of Medicine. It is the largest and busiest provider of trauma and emergency services in New England. It offers specialized care for complex health problems and is a leading research institution, receiving more than $119 million in sponsored research funding in fiscal year 2015. In 1997, BMC founded Boston Medical Center Health Plan, Inc., now one of the top ranked Medicaid MCOs in the country, as a non-profit managed care organization serving Massachusetts and New Hampshire. Boston Medical Center and Boston University School of Medicine are partners in the Boston HealthNet – 13 community health centers focused on providing exceptional health care to residents of Boston. For more information, visit www.bmc.org.
Klarman Family Foundation
The Klarman Family Foundation (KFF) seeks to identify areas of unmet need and to advance solutions to addressing them. We believe passionately in the promise and importance of creative thinking, strategic leadership and strong organizations to help bring about change. Our intention as a Foundation is to help make measurable progress in improving the lives of others. The Foundation’s grant making spans several areas of interest, including ensuring access to high quality children’s mental health services. The issues we are addressing are complicated, requiring new and creative thinking and persistence over time. For more information, visit www.klarmanfoundation.org.
Richard and Susan Smith Foundation
The Richard and Susan Smith Family Foundation is committed to effecting permanent positive change in the lives of the residents of Greater Boston, particularly individuals and families in economically disadvantaged communities. Today, three generations of the Smith family oversee the Foundation, stewarding approximately $15 million annually in grants aimed at promoting greater health, educational attainment, and economic mobility. For more information, visit www.smithfamilyfoundation.net
Lowell Community Health Center
Founded in 1970, Lowell Community Health Center serves as the “family doctor” for nearly half of the Lowell, MA population, providing “caring, quality, and culturally appropriate health services to the people of Greater Lowell, regardless of their financial status.” Lowell is home to many immigrants and refugees from all parts of the globe; 88% of those served by Lowell CHC live below the federal poverty level, and close to half are best served in a language other than English. Lowell CHC is accredited by the Joint Commission on Accreditation of Health Care Organization and recognized by the National Committee for Quality Assurance as a top-level Patient Centered Medical Home. It was designated by the federal Office of Minority Health as one of the top 5 health centers for delivering culturally competent care, including through its unique, West-meets-East Metta Health Center. With a staff of over 400, Lowell CHC is the city’s 10th largest employer. For more information, visit www.lchealth.org or call 978.746.7891.
Boston University School of Medicine
Boston University School of Medicine is dedicated to the educational, intellectual, professional and personal development of a diverse group of exceptional students, trainees, and faculty who are deeply committed to the study and practice of medicine, to biomedical research, and to public health. As a community, we place great value on excellence, integrity, service, social justice, collegiality, equality of opportunity, and interdisciplinary collaboration. For more information, visit www.bumc.bu.edu/busm.
Codman Square Health Center was founded in 1979 by a group of community visionaries seeking to restore their neighborhood on the brink of disaster. Today, with a staff of over 290 employees and an astounding depth and breadth of community programs and partnerships, the Health Center serves as a resource for improving the physical, mental and social well-being of the community. Our comprehensive, wraparound services are built upon our Patient-Centered Medical Home model and include primary care, urgent care, dental care, eye care, behavioral health, and nutrition. For more information, visit www.codman.org.
The Dimock Center
Recognized nationally as a model for the delivery of comprehensive health and human services in an urban community, The Dimock Center provides the residents of Boston with convenient access to high quality, low cost health care and human services that might not otherwise be available to its surrounding communities. Situated on a nine-acre campus in Roxbury’s Egleston Square, The Dimock Center handles more than 76,000 visits annually with 17,000 unique patients and clients representing a wide range of socioeconomic and ethnic backgrounds. Services provided at The Dimock Center include Health and Community Care, Behavioral Health and Child and Family Services. For more information, visit www.dimock.org.