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Medical Student Education

We invite you to consider the opportunities for medical students at Baystate Medical Center, the regional campus of the University of Massachusetts Medical School. Our faculty and residents are committed to providing the highest quality undergraduate medical education and outstanding clinical experiences.

At Baystate, Medical Students Are a Valued Part of the Team

Your active participation in all of our educational and clinical activities will enhance your:

Visiting Fourth-Year Medical Students Are Welcomed

Baystate takes great pleasure in hosting more than 150 visiting fourth-year medical students from schools from across the country for 4th-year electives.  We make every effort to meet your scheduling needs and learning objectives.  To make your elective in the Pioneer Valley easier, we offer on-campus housing for $200 per 4 week rotation and parking on a first come, first served basis to visiting students. 

Each 4th-year elective is 4 weeks in length.  For AY 2016 - 2017 application deadlines, to apply to one of our electives, or for more information regarding our medical student programs, please review our application process overview or email the Office of Undergraduate Medical Education

Population-based Urban and Rural Community Health Track (PURCH)

In partnership with the University of Massachusetts Medical School, we are offering PURCH, a new pathway toward a medical degree for students wishing to focus on rural and urban primary care, and population health. Admission is through UMMS.

Thinking about Graduate Medical Education?

About Baystate Medical Center

Baystate Medical Center is a research and teaching hospital that is the regional campus of the University of Massachusetts Medical School. BMC is the only Level 1 trauma center in western Massachusetts, and is home to the second-busiest emergency department in Massachusetts. Download Fast Facts about Baystate Medical Center (pdf)

The supportive environment we provide for the 320+ trainees in our residency and fellowship programs means that our medical students receive an exceptional educational and clinical experience.