Baystate Medical Center (Tufts)

History

Baystate Medical Center (BMC), in Springfield, MA, is an academic, research, and teaching hospital and the first regional campus of the University of Massachusetts Medical School. (BMC's secondary affiliation is with Tufts). BMC is a 659-bed facility, and the ED sees over 115,000 visits per year. It is the only Level 1 trauma center in western Massachusetts, treating the most critical and urgent cases in the region. BMC is home to the second-busiest emergency department in Massachusetts.

Leadership

  • Department Chair: Niels Rathlev, MD
  • Program Director: Ben Osborne, M.D.
  • Associate/Assistant Program Director: Adam Kellogg, MD
  • Associate/Assistant Program Director: Lucienne Lutfy-Clayton, MD
  • Research Director: Howard Smithline, MD

Training Locations

Primary Hospital

Baystate Medical Center

Secondary Hospital

Franklin Medical Center

Curriculum

PGY1

  • Orientation month, (4 weeks)

PGY2

  • Emergency department (44 weeks)

PGY3

  • Emergency department (44 weeks)

Electives

Fellowships

  • Ultrasound Fellowship
    • Baystate offers a 1-year Emergency Ultrasound Fellowship. The fellowship director is Gavin Budhram, MD.
  • Research Fellowship
    • Baystate offers a 1- or 2-year Research Fellowship, which includes advanced training and mentorship in research methodology. The fellowship director is Timothy Mader, MD.
  • Wilderness Fellowship
    • Baystate offers a 1-year Wilderness Medicine Fellowship. The fellowship director is Benjamin Mattingly, MD.
  • Administrative Fellowship
    • Baystate offers a 1- or 2-year Administrative Fellowship. The fellowship director is Joseph Schmidt, MD.
  • Education Fellowship
    • Baystate offers a 1- or 2-year Education Fellowship. The fellowship director is Lucienne Lutfy-Clayton, MD.
  • Pediatric Emergency Medicine Fellowship
    • Baystate offers a 2- or 3-year Pediatric Emergency Medicine Fellowship. The fellowship director is Blake Spirko, MD.

Contact Information

Residency Coordinator: Tara Rivest Email: tara.rivest@baystatehealth.org Phone: +1 413 794 5999 Fax: +1 413 794 8070

External Links

Residency https://www.baystatehealth.org/education-research/education/residencies/emergency-medicine

See Also