If you have MIT health insurance, you can choose a primary care provider (PCP) at MIT Medical. Your PCP will be the clinician you see for most of your care. See “What’s a PCP?”
How to choose your PCP:
- Go to MIT Medical’s PCP choice page. You will see all the MIT Medical PCPs who are accepting new patients.
- Narrow down your choices. Use the SERVICE, LOCATIONS, GENDER, and LANGUAGE pull-downs at the top of the page to find the right PCP for you.
- Service: If you are trying to find a PCP for yourself or for your child, choose “Primary Care.”
- Locations: If you are on campus, choose “Cambridge.”
- Gender: Use this pull-down menu to show genders. If you don’t care about the gender of your PCP, leave it as “All genders.”
- Languages: Some PCPs at MIT Medical speak other languages besides English. You can use this pull-down menu to see if we have a PCP who speaks your language.
You can go back and change the settings in the pull-down menus if you don’t have enough choices
- Look at your results. Once you have used the pull-down menus to find PCPs who may be right for you, take a closer look. If you want even more information about a particular PCP, just click on their name. That will open a page with more information. If you want to go back to the page with your choices, just use your browser’s back button.
- Make your PCP choice. When you find the PCP you want, just follow the instructions on their page.
Don’t worry that you will choose the wrong PCP. Sometimes new patients choose a doctor or nurse practitioner as a PCP, go to their first appointment, and then feel that this is not the right PCP for them. That’s okay. You can just start over and choose a different PCP.