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Education & Research

MaineHealth is advancing the practice of medicine and training the next generation of clinicians through high-quality research and education programs.

Maine Medical Center Department of Medical Education

Maine Medical Center (MMC) is Maine’s only academic medical center conducting cutting edge biomedical research that provides the most advanced treatment options for our patients. Since 1874, MMC has maintained a proud tradition of high-quality medical education and training. We are committed to providing medical students, residents and fellows with the knowledge and skills needed to become future leaders in medicine. MMC also partners with Tufts University School of Medicine (TUSM) to offer the Maine Track Program, an innovative curriculum that includes the unique aspects of rural clinical practice as well as training at major tertiary medical center. Learn more about medical education.

MaineHealth Institute for Research (MHIR)

MaineHealth Institute for Research supports and encourages a broad spectrum of research at MaineHealth ranging from basic laboratory-based research through translational research, which works to apply basic discoveries to medical problems, to clinical research, which studies the direct application of new drugs, devices and treatment protocols to patients, to health services research which seeks to use research methods to help improve and evaluate health care delivery programs and new technologies. Learn more about MHIR.

MaineHealth Innovation

MaineHealth drives a culture of innovation by nurturing and funding innovative ideas across our system. Together we are solving health care challenges through new care team models, products, technology and services. Learn more about our innovation program.

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Students, Residents & Fellows

We support over 240 residents and fellows in over 20 ACGME approved programs.

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Hannaford Simulation Center

The Hannaford Center for Safety, Innovation and Simulation offers high-tech and realistic simulation.

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Continuing Medical Education

Our mission is to promote excellence in medical education in Maine.