Baystate Education Research and Scholarship of Teaching Academy
BERST is the community of educators at Baystate Health.
Our members represent many professions and departments—and all share the idea that education is a powerful tool to drive change and foster connection.
BERST is a member of the Academies Collaborative, a national organization dedicated to supporting faculty development in teaching and learning.
Celebrating the Power of Education
BERST members value the scholarly approach, champion educational innovation, and actively endorse teaching excellence.
Katie Jobbins, DO
BERST changed how she practices
medicine and does her job. Read more...
We use education to create change and improve practice.
In BERST, members learn fundamental principals of education to grow as teachers and leaders.