Affiliate Hospitals and Partnerships

Affiliates

Harvard Medical School comprises a network of formal hospital and research affiliations, which provide patient care in addition to medical and research training. Accordingly, Harvard Ophthalmology has evolved into an academic institution with a multi-institutional structure and a broad base of clinicians and scientists. Through a system of cross-appointments, ophthalmology faculty members work in close collaboration to deliver outstanding clinical care, conduct cutting-edge research, provide exceptional teaching opportunities at the following affiliates:

Mass. Eye and Ear


Massachusetts Eye and Ear

 Mass General Hospital  
Massachusetts General Hospital
 Joslin Diabetes Center  
Beetham Eye Institute at
Joslin Diabetes Center
 Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
 Boston Children's Hospital
Boston Children's Hospital
 Brigham and Women's Hospital
Brigham and Women's Hospital
 Cambridge Health Alliance  
Cambridge Health Alliance
 VA Boston Healthcare System

VA Boston Healthcare System

VA Maine Healthcare System

Aravind Eye Hospital


Aravind Eye Hospitals
India

Shanghai Eye and ENT Hospital

Shanghai Eye and ENT Hospital,
an affiliate of Fudan University
China

The department is composed of more than 140 full-time faculty members who carry out the majority of the department’s teaching, research, and patient care activities. An additional 95 faculty members (mostly private practitioners) hold part-time HMS faculty appointments in ophthalmology and participate in various academic endeavors of the department.

Throughout the years, the department’s ophthalmic network has grown in both scope and intellect. The department has recruited some of the finest clinician scientists in ophthalmology, and established key affiliations with many of the world’s leading academic medical schools and research institutions. These affiliations have added significant depth and breadth to the department’s core capabilities, and have created a rich and robust infrastructure steeped in multidisciplinary investigations, educational collaborations, and clinical enterprises.