About the LMA

aerial view of Longwood area

Boston’s Longwood Medical and Academic area (LMA) is a thriving and dynamic community of medical, academic, research and cultural organizations that combine to create a powerful economic engine for the city and the state. LMA institutions generate jobs, care for the sick, educate tomorrow’s workforce, and are a cultural resource to the community. Over 110,800 people are in the LMA every day.

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Green roof at Wheelock College
Green roof at Wheelock College