Brigham & Women's Faulkner Hospital - 2020 Plans


Click on a hospital unit below to see its 2020 Staffing Reports:

A well-staffed unit is not only defined by the number of caregivers included in the team, but by the carefully chosen members of each team depending upon the needs of each patient and the unit overall.

The “Unit Type” column below contains definitions the hospitals have provided for their floors.

Unit Name Unit Type
2S Behavioral Health - Adult
6N Adult Medical
6S Adult Medical
7N Adult Medical / Surgical Combined
7S Adult Surgical
ICU Adult Critical Care - Medical / Surgical Combined
ED Emergency Department
Emergency Department - OBSERVATION Emergency Department

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A note on Acronyms: Hospitals name their units in various ways. Some carry the names of the generous benefactors who helped fund them – “Smith 5” or “Adams 2” – while others carry an acronym – ICU (Intensive Care Unit) – explaining the type of care provided in the unit. Others merely contain a location in the hospitals, such as 5 West, or M7. 
Click here for an explanation of these many acronyms.