Foundation Medicine Overview

  • Cambridge, MA
  • 1001 to 5000 Employees
  • 2010
  • Company - Public (FMI)
  • Biotech & Pharmaceuticals
  • $100 to $500 million (USD)

CompetitorsGenomic Health, Myriad Genetics, The Broad Institute
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Foundation Medicine started with an idea—to simplify the complex nature of cancer genomics, thus bringing the latest science and technology to routine cancer care. In just a few years, that idea has turned into a tangible, invaluable set of tools that are empowering the work ...
Mission: We are a molecular information company dedicated to a transformation in cancer care in which treatment is informed by a deep understanding of the genomic changes that contribute to each patient's unique cancer.

Foundation Medicine Reviews

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Brian Alexander
Brian Alexander
53 Ratings
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Best mission of transforming cancer care, FMI really puts patients first, and its demonstrated all the time. So many good people to work with, everyone is passionate about the work.


Growing company, still evolving, and sometimes change is hard.

Advice to Management

Please continue and remember to be the type of company that is transparent with their employees
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Diversity & Inclusion at Foundation Medicine

(115 Reviews)

Diversity Programs & Initiatives

Our inaugural DE&I report spotlights our work to evolve forward-looking and integrated DE&I initiatives and our commitment to eliminating healthcare disparities, with a focus on our efforts in 2021. The report highlights our workforce diversity numbers and shares the voices of our employees and executives.

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How is diversity at Foundation Medicine?

...Great culture and a lot of diversity...Read More

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Foundation Medicine Interviews

Getting an Interview
Applied online49%
Employee Referral21%

  1. PMO Consultant Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Boston, MA
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Difficult Interview

    I applied through a staffing agency. The process took 5 weeks. I interviewed at Foundation Medicine (Boston, MA) in Aug 2022


    Two step interview Direct manager and colleague). Allows you to meet with immediate manager and person who you may work with on a daily basis. Great way to interview a person.

    Ask about past experiences. What industries worked?

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Company Updates

June 21, 2022
For a third year in a row, Foundation Medicine has been named as one of Boston Business Journal’s Best Places to Work. Our employees are the core of the work that we do to transform cancer care for patients and we are proud to have a culture that fosters passion, encourages collaboration, and allows us to do our best work each and every day. Hear more from our Chief People Office, Andrew Suchoff.
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Fostering a Purpose-Driven Culture
July 31, 2020
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Our primary focus at Foundation Medicine remains our commitment to delivering genomic testing results to physicians caring for patients with advanced cancer. We have implemented numerous measures both to keep our labs open and operational and to help prevent further spread of COVID-19 within our communities, including requiring those who can to work remotely. We?re so proud of all our teams for coming together to support each other as we fulfill our responsibility to patients and their families.

Foundation Medicine Awards & Accolades

  • #1 Most Innovative Biotech CompanyFast Company2019

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Foundation Medicine FAQ

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What is paid time off like at Foundation Medicine?

...Great benefits and flexible time off....

August 31, 2022

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People Also Ask about Foundation Medicine

Employees rate Foundation Medicine 3.6 out of 5 stars based on 336 anonymous reviews on Glassdoor.

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Overall, 69 of employees would recommend working at Foundation Medicine to a friend. This is based on 287 anonymously submitted reviews on Glassdoor.

57 of job seekers rate their interview experience at Foundation Medicine as positive. Candidates give an average difficulty score of 2.8 out of 5 (where 5 is the highest level of difficulty) for their job interview at Foundation Medicine.

69 of employees think that Foundation Medicine has a positive business outlook. This is based on anonymous employee reviews submitted on Glassdoor.

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