Clinician-scientists are launching new opportunities for medical school students to learn about sex- and gender-informed medicine.
The Brigham has an enduring legacy of high-quality reproductive care, education, training, and research.
Louise Perkins King, MD, JD, reflects on why broad abortion conversations often exclude the perspectives of clinicians and patients.
How geography is dictating the types of care services available to physicians and pregnant patients.
Research is leading to therapies for cardiovascular conditions most likely to affect women.
Research in the Center for Transgender Health encompasses every aspect of gender-affirming medicine.
A movement is underway to help trans and gender diverse patients access care more comfortably and conveniently.
Historically revered thinkers spread false claims that racial differences reflect different biology, genetics, and even character.
Racially biased findings have permeated clinical research, even in recent decades.
A Brigham-run wellness center has become a platform for health education and community empowerment.
Breaking down kidney function from creatinine levels to glomerular filtration rate.
In the Racial Reconciliation and Healing Project, local teens explore the health and social impacts of racism.
Brookside Community Health Center became a trusted neighborhood hub during the COVID-19 pandemic.
How historic inequities have hindered medical education access for underrepresented students.
Multiple efforts are underway to increase professional opportunities inside and outside the hospital’s walls.
Changes in recruiting practices lead to the Brigham’s most diverse class of internal medicine residents.
Today’s emerging physicians are passionately pursuing health equity in their careers.
Three decades of data suggests following four or five healthy habits is linked to nearly 10 more years free of chronic disease.
Ensuring diversity in COVID-19 vaccine trials means engaging people where they live, work, and socialize, and giving back to the community.
A closer look at infectious diseases and how medicines tackle them.
Misinformation can be powerful and destructive, but simple tools can help people separate fact from fiction.
Imaging can help patients understand their risk for developing plaque in their arteries, which contributes to heart disease.
While the hospital braced for surges in COVID-19 cases, fewer people sought emergency treatment for heart attacks and strokes.
Modest weight loss can improve insulin resistance and inflammation and strengthen the body’s defenses against COVID-19.
Expanding the Brigham’s Emergency Department will provide safer and more private care for patients in crisis.
Leaders at the Brigham are taking a significant stand against burnout, starting at home.
Since the '50s, closures of state-run psychiatric hospitals helped fuel a new crisis: mass incarceration.
Researchers at the Brigham are exploring cognition as a marker to improve treatment for mental illnesses.
Group therapy boosts quality of life for people living with chronic or life-threatening diseases.
After their infant son lost hearing, medical researchers Sharon and Gary Curhan were determined to improve care for hearing disorders.
These Brigham-based health educators cross the country to help physicians make better prescribing choices.
The lab of Yu Shrike Zhang, PhD, is developing organs-on-a-chip systems to model human organs at the microscale and test new drugs.
Shuichi Mizuno, PhD, created a new technology to rapidly grow new cartilage cells for people with joint damage.
Bioengineers including Hadi Shafiee, PhD, developed a smartphone-based screening for male fertility.
The Brigham iHub is helping researchers design promising new digital health tools.
Cynthia Lemere, PhD, is investigating whether Alzheimer’s disease can be prevented, delayed, or slowed by immunotherapy.
Go inside the Evergrande Center for Immunologic Diseases to see how its leaders are tackling inflammation underlying many diseases.