Benefits and Perks
As an MGH Institute employee you receive benefits from the Institute, Massachusetts General Hospital, and Mass General Brigham.
This intranet page will provide the most up to date information about your benefits.
The Pulse (Mass General Brigham network only)
The Mass General Brigham site for benefits information. All faculty, staff and administrators at the Institute are considered MGH employees for payroll and benefits. There is also a link for Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) HR forms.
PeopleSoft eBenefits (Mass General Brigham network only)
This online employee tool provides a convenient, secure, and effective method for employees to view or change critical Personnel/Payroll information and enroll for benefits and other services and programs at the Institute and MGH. Once you are set-up on PeopleSoft eBenefits you can go directly to the Login page.
This is the MGH Human Resources intranet site for monthly-paid professional staff and includes information about health benefits.
A workplace-based consultation, short-term counseling, information and referral program for employees and their families, as well as students of the MGH Institute who may be experiencing difficulties that affect their personal lives or work performance.
Vacation and Time Off: Request form on the Intranet
Sabbatical/Leaves: See Faculty Handbook
As an Institute employee, you ae eligible for a number of discounts and programs from organizations and retailers in the Boston area and nationally.
Details about Zipcar discounts available to current permanent employees and currently enrolled students.
Bluebikes is Metro Boston's public bike share program with 3 stations located on the MGH IHP campus as well as over 200 additional stations across Boston, Brookline, Cambridge, and Somerville. MGH Institute of Health Professions is a corporate partner of Bluebikes, with annual membership costing only $45 (a $119 value). Students and employees can enter the program code RideMGHIHP to sign up. Download the app to find stations and see real-time bike & dock-availability.
Some of the MGH Perks include discounts for health clubs/ apparel/ fitness around the greater Boston area, including a 10% discount on membership at the Constitution Inn YMCA here in the Navy Yard.
An MGH program for all aspects of keeping healthy and fit. The Institute organizes Be Fit teams.
MGB operates two child care centers, the MGH Children's Center and the IHP Children's Quarters (on the first floor of building 36). You can also get priority enrollment at non-MGB child care centers.
MGB also offers its MGH Backup Child Care Center for employees who need temporary child care as well as its Parents in a Pinch program for emergency in-home child care.
All MGH Institute faculty, staff, students and alumni are eligible to join Harvard University Employees Credit Union. There is a Credit Union Branch in Building 149 in the Navy Yard.
Flexible Spending Accounts
Faculty and staff are eligible for two types of flexible spending accounts. Please see details on the MGH Human Resources intranet pages.
- Dependent Care Account
- Health Care Account
MGH Human Resources intranet page with information about these post-tax investment accounts for education expenses.
Information about the Cash Balance Retirement Plan and Tax Sheltered Annuities offered by the Institute and MGH.
Assistance with tuition at the Institute and other institutions.
A workplace-based consultation, short-term counseling, information and referral program for employees and their families, as well as students of the MGH Institute who may be experiencing difficulties that affect their personal lives of work performance.