Stories of Gratitude

Every person walking through the halls of Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center has a unique story. Here are some stories of gratitude that patients, family members, friends, clinicians, researchers and staff have shared with us. We hope these inspiring stories prompt you to share one of your own or take a moment to reflect on how fortunate we are to be members of the community served by this amazing Medical Center.

Grateful Patient Stories

Frugal Fannie's Helps BIDMC Fight Breast Cancer
Wendy Ford's Story: To Get Back Home
Bill’s experience at this “truly remarkable facility”
Friends of Emilia
Coryn's Crusade for Kids in Pain

An Early Arrival for Sydney
The Gift of Music
Gaining Back Health: One Celiac Center's Patient's Story
Jennifer's Birthday Wishes
Prematurely Yours

Spotlight Series

Kelley Tuthill is Grateful for BIDMC

Kelley Tuthill - Reporter for WCVB Channel 5 in Boston

Jim Boland

Jim Boland - owner and operator of four New England–based Fuddruckers restaurants

John Elder Robison

John Robison - author of the best seller "Look Me in the Eye" and the upcoming "Be Different"

Don and Christine Sweeney are Grateful for BIDMC Don and Christine Sweeney - longtime Boston Bruins Defenseman and former Canadian Olympic Figure Skater
Keith Lockhart is Grateful for BIDMC Keith Lockhart - Boston Pops Conductor
Nick Buoniconti Nick and Lynn Buoniconti - Former New England Patriot and Football Hall of Famer and his wife

Featured Doctors

Dr. Daniel Tarsy

Daniel Tarsy, M.D.

Director, Director of the Parkinson’s Disease and Movement Disorders Center at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center



Alvaro Pascual-Leone

Alvaro Pascual-Leone, M.D., Ph.D.

Director, Berenson-Allen Center for Noninvasive Brain Stimulation at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center



Dr, Ajith Thomas

Ajith Thomas, M.D.

Chief of Cerebrovascular Surgery, Divison of Neurosurgery at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center


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