Baystate Health Physician and AP Recruitment Blog

10 Fun Things to Do in and Around Springfield

Springfield, Massachusetts is a wonderful place to call home and we at Baystate are especially happy to call it the home of our Baystate Medical Center. The city of Springfield was founded in 1636...

Population Health Snapshot: Frailty Assessment and Discharge Disposition for Hospitalized Elderly

Frailty, a biological syndrome that reflects a state of decrease physiological reserve and vulnerability to stressors, has become a high priority theme due to the aging and increasingly complex...

SPOiLER: Towards Safer Prescribing of Legal Opioids from the Emergency Room

We interviewed William Soares, MD, MS, IHDPS Fellow and Assistant Professor in the Department of Emergency Medicine at UMMS-Baystate about his NIH K08 grant entitled, “SPOiLER: towards Safer...

Faculty Highlight: Dr. Esra Caylan, Assistant Professor of Pediatrics

Dr. Esra Caylan, Assistant Professor of Pediatrics at UMMS-Baystate, published an article in the June 2018 issue of The Journal of Pediatrics that compared the characteristics and severity of...

7 Things Every Doctor Needs to Do This Spring

Ah, spring. 

The snow melts, the tulips bloom, song birds fill the air, and the sun warms the breeze. There's more daylight, fresh flowers, and flu season finally subsides. 

In other words, it's...

A Qualitative Analysis of Patients' Perceptions of Shared Decision-Making in the Emergency Department: “Let me know I have a choice”

We interviewed Elizabeth Schoenfeld, MD, MS, IHDPS Fellow, and Assistant Professor in the Department of Emergency Medicine about her recent publication and accompanying editorial in the Journal...

Baystate Health - Emergency Department Profile

Springfield is the third largest city in Massachusetts and is home to the flagship hospital of Baystate Health, which boasts the busiest single site ED in the state and the second busiest in New...

Hematology/Oncology Chief and Faculty Position - an Interview with Dr. Mertens, VP and Medical Director of Cancer Services at Baystate Health

Baystate Health’s acclaimed Hematology and Oncology Department is looking for a new Division Chief. We sat down with Dr. Wilson Mertens, the current VP and Medical Director of Cancer Services to...

The search for a new Infectious Disease Chief at Baystate Health – Interview with Dr. Sarah Haessler and Dr. Daniel Skiest

Baystate Medical Center is searching for a new Division Chief for Infectious Disease. We sat down with Dr. Sarah Haessler and Dr. Daniel Skiest, who has been the Division Chief for 8 years, to...