Healthcare in the US might seem very different—buying insurance, making appointments, choosing a primary care provider. Find answers to all your questions here.

Of Special Interest to Internationals

Choose a PCP

Use our website to choose a primary care provider or switch to a different one.

Name that specialty

In the United States, you’ll get your routine care from your primary care provider (PCP), but when you have a complicated medical problem or need to have special tests, your PCP may refer you to a specialty provider at MIT Medical or elsewhere.

Need an interpreter?

Regular appointments:

Fill out the online form.

Urgent Care appointments:

Request an interpreter when you check in.

Phone calls:

When you call, say, “I need an interpreter,” and tell us the language you need.