Education, Research and Faculty We Are An Integrated Academic Health System At Baystate Health, regional campus of the University of Massachusetts Medical School, we focus on improving the health of our patients and our community—now and in the future. PURCH Track for Med StudentsGet out into the community! + Urban and rural health issues + Community-based health care + Population health approach Education > We have educated generations of health professionals—residents, medical students, nurses, midwives, pharmacists, and others —many of whom practice locally. Research > We apply what we learn from our clinical research—at the bedside, in the classroom, and out in the community. Faculty > Our expert faculty work at continually improving—as teachers, investigators, and healthcare providers. We Make a Difference—Beyond the Cold, Hard Facts Sometimes the best way to understand the impact of our academic endeavors is to explore the stories behind the statistics.