Boston University Medical Campus


Boston University Medical Campus, located in Boston's historic South End neighborhood, is comprised of Boston University's schools of Medicine, Dental Medicine, and Public Health.

The 80-acre Boston University Medical Campus (BUMC), located in Boston's historic South End neighborhood, encompasses the Boston University School of Medicine, School of Public Health, Henry M. Goldman School of Dental Medicine, and Division of Graduate Medical Sciences of the School of Medicine. The schools offer a particular focus on serving disadvantaged, underserved, and indigent populations. The institution employs more than 1,341 faculty members and train a diverse group of more than 3,000 students. Boston University Medical Campus has a rich history dating back to 1848, when it began as the New England Female Medical College, the first institution in the United States to offer medical education to women and the first to graduate a black female physician. In 1873, the medical college merged with Boston University, becoming the first coeducational medical school in the nation. Both the Henry M. Goldman School of Dental Medicine and the School of Public Health were founded in 1976.

The combined Boston Medical Center and BU Medical Campus IMP, filed in 2010, allowed BMC and BU Medical to create a campus supportive not only of the institutions’ common goals, but also of their unique needs and individual missions now and in the future. The 2010 IMP includes a range of vital campus modifications including, but not limited to, constructing new facilities, demolishing obsolete buildings, renovating existing structures, and improving infrastructure. BMC's 2013 IMP Amendment adds another 17,000 square feet to BMC's campus.

The 2013 IMP Amendment proposed six projects:

The 2013 BUMC IMP Amendment was approved by the Boston Redevelopment Authority Board on November 13, 2013 and by the Boston Zoning Commission on December 11, 2013.

Moving forward, BU Medical Campus and Boston Medical Center are proposing separate IMPs for the 2020-2030 term. 

For more information from the BPDA, please contact Edward Carmody, Institutional Planner & Project Manager, by email or by telephone at 617.918.4422.

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BU Medical Campus IMPNF PDF, 4.5MB
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