Baystate Health Physician and AP Recruitment Blog

From Student Ambassador to Physician Assistant: Tim Kang’s Journey at Baystate Franklin Medical Center

Timothy Kang grew up with parents who suffered many health complications – his father had struggled with heart disease since 2014 and had coronary artery bypass graft procedure when he was just 52...

My Baystate Story: Stanley Strzempko, MD, FACEP, Baystate Noble Emergency Department

“I am Stan Strzempko, and I've been an ER doctor at Baystate Noble Hospital for a long time. As an ER doc, I have the privilege of being a frontline caregiver for my community. I spend my days, and...

A Heartfelt Thank You to Baystate Caregivers

A team member writes about what it was like when she stepped out of her work role at Baystate Health and into the patient/family role:

It’s About Caring: A Profile of Dr. Shadi Zaghloul

Dr. Shadi Zaghloul, Medical Director of Behavioral Health at Baystate Wing Hospital, has been an Adult, Child & Adolescent Psychiatrist with the Baystate Health organization for nearly 11 years. He ...

Basketball and Neurosurgery

Dr. Dennis Oh, Chief of Neurosurgery at Baystate Health, grew up in the Philippines and has always had a passion for basketball.  He remembers playing daily growing up.  “I remember playing every day...

Women Advancing and Achieving in Medicine at Baystate Health

Baystate Health strives to ensure that our workforce is inclusive, reflecting the diverse populations we serve. Together our strengths, experiences, and thoughtful perspectives encourage innovation...

5 Innovations from the History of Baystate Health

Many of you know that Baystate Health has a long and storied history steeped in community involvement and advancement of medicine. However, some things you may not know are the innovations that...

Winter Adventures Await You in Western Massachusetts

One of the best parts of living in New England is the variety of activities we get to enjoy with our 4 distinct seasons.  While the vernal equinox is right around the corner, snow is still swirling...

Meet Dr. Pranay Parikh, Chief of Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery & Hand/General Plastics, Father and Outdoor Enthusiast

Pranay Parikh, MD is our Chief of Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery, Hand/General Plastics at Baystate Health. He joined Baystate in 2010.  We invite you to get to know him.

“I did my residency in...

Getting Your Foot in the Door as a Newly Graduated Advanced Practitioner

Congratulations! You are nearing the completion of a long, grueling training period to earn your degree as a Physician Assistant or Nurse Practitioner! The end is in sight and you’re beginning to...