Maine Medical Center

Learn how our innovation, education and research work advances the MaineHealth mission and vision.

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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.

MaineHealth Department of Medical Education

MaineHealth Maine Medical Center (MHMMC) is Maine‚Äôs only academic medical center conducting cutting edge biomedical research that provides the most advanced treatment options for our patients. Since 1874, MHMMC 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. MHMMC 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 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.

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. View our annual report or visit the MHIR website.

MaineHealth Institute for Research (MHIR)

MHIR supports and encourages a broad spectrum of research at, ranging from basic laboratory-based research to translational research, clinical research and health services research.