Education at Baystate Medical Education A recognized leader in educational innovation, Baystate Medical Center has been training doctors since 1914. Now the regional campus of the University of Massachusetts Medical School, we offer: 10 ACGME-accredited residencies (2016 Match results now available!) 20+ fellowships 50 4th-year electives for medical students Population-based Urban and Rural Community Health (PURCH) Track (a curriculum pathway of the University of Massachusetts Medical School) Continuing Interprofessional Education We are a nationally accredited provider of continuing education for the entire team of health care professionals. Regional conferences, grand rounds, and internet courses American Heart Association certification courses Nursing Education We offer clinical practicums for baccalaureate, masters, or doctoral-level nursing students at affiliated schools of nursing. The Nurse Residency Program trains new Bachelor of Science or Associate Degree nurse graduates who have never worked as a LPN or RN. Advanced Practitioners Our Advanced Practitioners programs provide clinical rotations for Advanced Practice students. We have 2 post-graduate programs: Physician Assistant Residency in Emergency Medicine and Midwifery Education Program. Pharmacy Through our affiliation with the Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Science, we offer two Pharmacy residencies: PGY-1 Pharmacy Residency PGY-2 Critical Care Pharmacy Residency Clinicals and Internships in Allied Health Professions Baystate's educational partnerships allow us to offer clinical experiences for allied health professions such as: child life specialists phlebotomy technicians genetic counselors College Students Interested in medical school? Our Population-based Urban and Rural Community Health (PURCH) Track focuses on rural and urban medicine, especially the under-served. (PURCH is a curriculum pathway of the University of Massachusetts Medical School.) High School Students The Baystate-Springfield Educational Program Partnership offers a variety of hospital-based learning experiences for students attending Springfield high schools. Community Education Mini-Medical School helps members of our community make more informed decisions about all aspects of their health care.