Welcome to BIDMC Neurology

Harvard BIDMC – Boston Children’s Hospital Neurology Residency Program Adult Neurology

Welcome to BIDMC Adult Neurology Residency

Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, a major teaching hospital of Harvard Medical School, was formed in 1996 by the merging of Beth Israel and New England Deaconess Hospitals. With more than 600 adult medical-surgical beds, BIDMC is internationally renowned for its research and training in all fields of adult medicine.

The Chief of the Neurology Service and Chairman of the Department is Dr. Clifford B. Saper. Dr. Frank Drislane is the Program Director for both the Neurology Residency and Medical School Teaching Programs. In addition to the traditional hospital services, the Shapiro Clinical Center provides state-of-the-art facilities for outpatient teaching, patient care and research. There are approximately 1,300 admissions to the inpatient Neurology Ward Service, 300 to the NeuroICU service, and 1,500 inpatient consults and a similar number of Emergency Unit consults annually. There are more than 10,000 outpatient visits per year in General Neurology, and more than 15,000 per year in Neurology Subspecialties including Behavioral Neurology, Epilepsy, Stroke, Neuromuscular Disease, Neuroendocrinology, Movement Disorders, Neuro-ophthalmology, Neuro-oncology, Neuro-HIV, Neurogenetics, Multiple Sclerosis, and Sleep.

As you explore this website we hope you develop a sense of the wealth of opportunities available through BIDMC Neurology training.