Welcome to Partners Office for International Professionals & Students (PIPS)

The Partners Office for International Professionals and Students (PIPS) provides immigration services for Partners Institutions, including our founding hospitals, Massachusetts General Hospital and Brigham & Women’s Hospital. Our office provides Partners hospitals access to talented professionals from all over the world.

Whether you are about to travel to the U.S. to work at a Partners institution or you are an administrator involved in supervising foreign nationals, PIPS' online resources will guide you through every step of the process.

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Coronavirus Information for Partners Foreign Nationals

Learn about travel restrictions and other pandemic-generated, visa-related news that could affect you and your dependents here.

To read about the impact of recent executive orders, see "Immigration Updates" below.


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View details for upcoming events in the Boston area:

  • PIPS sponsored events
  • Partners sponsored events
  • Cultural events
  • Family-friendly events



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Immigration Updates


As you may be aware, the new presidential administration is currently issuing a number of Executive Actions with implications for foreign nationals entering the United States.

All announcements will be available in this section.

Please contact PIPS if you have additional queries or concerns.

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Mass General Brigham

Partners HealthCare is now Mass General Brigham. Soon you’ll see this name across our system—including PIPS. Please bear with us as we transition this website to our new name. Thank you.

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Finding an Apartment

Housing Resources

Review international cost of living comparisons, maps illustrating rent based on subway line, preferred realtors, and more.

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Boston Neighborhood Map

View a map of Boston and surrounding cities as part of deciding where to live.

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