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Teaching Locations

CHA Malden Family Medicine Center

CHA MaldenFamily Medicine CenterThe Family Medicine Residency program is housed at our new 80,000 square foot Ambulatory building located at 195 Canal Street in Malden, just 2 miles from the Whidden campus.

Along with a large family care practice on the first floor, the facility will include space for group visits and seminars in the design. Cataldo Ambulance, the city's emergency medical response agency, has a dispatch garage across the street giving patients quick access to Whidden Memorial Hospital, if needed.

Like other Alliance sites, the new center has a state-of-the-art Electronic Medical Record (EMR) system linked system-wide. Starting from day one, residents will work on EMR system allowing them to assure that their patients achieve highest quality of medical care.

CHA Whidden Hospital campus

CHA Whidden Hospital campus A busy community hospital that serves the 200,000 residents of Everett, Revere, Chelsea, Winthrop, and Malden, MA. As the only hospital in this five-city area, Whidden provides many services including 24-hour emergency care, surgery, orthopedics, rehab, specialty care, primary care, and mental health programs.

Recent improvements at Whidden include:

  • NEW MRI and 64-slice CT Scanner
  • NEW Digital Mammography
  • NEW Surgical Specialty Offices
  • Emergency Department - Opened Summer 2007

The Cambridge Maternity Unit

Cambridge Hospital campus A primary training site for the resident OB rotations. The Cambridge Hospital campus is an extremely busy hospital site averaging over 1400 deliveries annually. The new maternity suite, which was expanded in 2005, include spacious LDR (Labor, delivery, recovery) rooms equipped with a Jacuzzi, refrigerator, TV and VCR. Most of the rooms also have spectacular views of Boston.

Tufts Medical Center, Boston
Tufts Medical Center is located in downtown Boston, adjacent to the city's Theater District and Chinatown. Tufts' state-of-the-art diagnostic technology, modern facilities for inpatient and outpatient services and dedicated medical professionals have helped establish the Medical Center as one of the country's leading medical institutions. Tufts family practice residents obtain high-risk obstetrics, tertiary-level intensive care unit, and urban emergency medicine at Tufts Medical Center, the primary teaching hospital of Tufts University School of Medicine.

Floating Hospital for Children/ Tufts Medical Center, Boston
The Floating Hospital for Children is Tufts' full-service pediatric facility. The Medical Center's ability to care for both adults and children at a single institution is an advantage that enables integration and distinguishes Tufts from other academic medical institutions. First year Tufts family practice residents spend two months on a busy inpatient pediatrics ward and part of one month in the Nursery/Neonatal Intensive Care Unit at Floating. Our residents also benefit from one outpatient subspecialty pediatrics month obtained there in the second year.

Glen Ridge Nursing Care Center, Malden
The Glen Ridge Nursing Care Center is a state-of-the-art 164-bed nursing care center built in 1990 across the street from the old Malden hospital site. Tufts Family Medicine Residents follow their own patients here with geriatrician Dr. Robert Kass who holds Geriatric Teaching Rounds on Fridays. Glen Ridge's Medical Director is Tufts faculty member Dr. Michael Doupé.

Cambridge Breast Center
The Cambridge Breast center is a comprehensive care facility that was recognized in 2009 as the first nationally accredited Breast Center in Massachusetts. It sees patients at its home site at the Cambridge Hospital campus and at a satellite clinic at the Whidden Hospital campus.

Using team approach, the Cambridge Breast Center brings together doctors from across the Boston area, including experts in breast surgery, plastic surgery, breast cancer, radiology, radiation oncology, nutrition, nursing, pathology, and psychiatry. This allows them to meet all the needs of patients - from diagnosis to treatment and recovery.

The Breast Center service is also directly linked to the CHA Department of Radiology, which has Digital Mammography at three locations, a Breast MRI service, and is recognized as a Breast Imaging Center of Excellence by the American College of Radiology.