Birth Certificate Office
The Birth Certificate office is located in the basement of the Yawkey Ambulatory Care Center, alongside the Medical Records Office.
For patients needing to have blood drawn, there are four locations on campus.
Please ask your nurse if you'd like to have a chaplain or clergy members visit you. Religious services are televised on the hospital's internal channel 6, which also lists the times of the services, the names of chaplains and their telephone numbers. There are also two Interfaith Chapels available for meditation and prayer.
For those who do not speak enough English to safely receive their medical information and care in English, or those who have visual, speech, or hearing impairments, Boston Medical Center's Interpreter Services Department works to ensure effective communication between our staff and patients.
Medical Legal Partnership
The Medical-Legal Partnership | Boston allies health care providers with lawyers to improve the health and well-being of vulnerable populations. Combining the strengths of law and medicine, MLP | Boston ensures that patients' basic needs – for housing, food, education, health care and personal and family stability – are met.
The Medical Records Office is available to help you obtain a copy or request that your health information (medical records) be sent to another health care facility/provider, insurance companies, attorneys, or another individual, etc.
MyChart is BMC's secure, online medical portal. Through MyChart, you can access your test results, communicate with your doctor, and view your full health summary.
Patient Family Advisory Council
The Patient Family Advisory Council is a volunteer committee made up of patients and family members with the goal of enhancing partnerships between the hospital and patients/family members by encouraging patient-centered care.
Patient Financial Services
If you have questions about your health coverage or about paying your bill, please call 617.414.5155. A financial counselor will be available to assist you. You can also go one of the offices, which are located in the Shapiro Building on the third floor and the Menino Building on the second floor.
Boston Medical Center has three retail pharmacies, located on the first floors of the Doctor's Office Building, Shapiro Center, and Yawkey Ambulatory Care Center. In addition, a Specialty Pharmacy is located on the second floor of the Moakley Building.
Volunteer Services assists the BMC community with services that support the hospital's mission while providing an enriching experience for the volunteer.
The Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children (WIC) provides Federal grants to States for supplemental foods, health care referrals, and nutrition education for low-income pregnant, breastfeeding, and non-breastfeeding postpartum women, and to infants and children up to age five who are found to be at nutritional risk.