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BERST Academy

Baystate Education Research and Scholarship of Teaching Academy

What Members Say

“I love that it ‘busts silos’ by including people in different roles. BERST will transform our organization into a learning one at the ‘human level.’ ”
—Bob Oldenburg, Consultant, Talent Management & Inclusion, Teacher Track

BERST Teaching Academy logoBERST 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.

Member Spotlight

Dr. Katie Jobbins Member Spotlight

Katie Jobbins, DO

BERST changed how she practices
medicine and does her job.

We use education to create change and improve practice.

In BERST, members learn fundamental principals of education to grow as teachers and leaders.

We offer: