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Great people, terrible administrivia

Current Employee - Research Scientist  in  Cambridge, MA
Current Employee - Research Scientist in Cambridge, MA

I have been working at Massachusetts General Hospital as an intern for less than a year

Pros

+Smart, helpful co-workers
+Great physical environment
+Great brand-name in healthcare arena

Cons

-Things take a lot of time (ordering lab supplies, getting on payroll, etc.)
-Lots of administrative annoyance for the lawyers and government

Advice to ManagementAdvice

Stop implementing inefficient bureaucratic nonsense. It's not a good thing that your profit margins are a lot lower than Cleveland Clinic and peer hospitals, US News rankings notwithstanding.

Other Reviews for Massachusetts General Hospital

  1.  

    An amazing intellectual environment with shitty benefits and pay.

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    Current Employee - Postdoctoral Research Fellow  in  Boston, MA
    Current Employee - Postdoctoral Research Fellow in Boston, MA

    I have been working at Massachusetts General Hospital full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Access to top-notch faculty and resources, world-class reputation, dual appointment at Harvard School of Medicine, access to Harvard's libraries and journal subscriptions, great urban location.

    Cons

    Very low-paying, only a fraction of benefit costs are covered, lots of bureaucracy and red-tape, non-MDs are treated as second-class employees.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
  2.  

    Good environment

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    Current Employee - Postdoctoral Fellow  in  Boston, MA
    Current Employee - Postdoctoral Fellow in Boston, MA

    I have been working at Massachusetts General Hospital full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    The staff are very supportive and helpful to make your worklife experience a good place to be.

    Cons

    As a postdoctoral fellow, you have good health benefits but no retirement benefits.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
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