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Richard C. Friedberg, MD, PhD, FCAP, MHCM, CPE

Richard Friedberg, MDDepartment of Pathology

Institutional Leadership Roles

  • Chair, Department of Pathology at University of Massachusetts Medical School-Baystate
  • Medical  Director, Baystate Reference Laboratories

Academic Appointment

  • Professor of Pathology, University of Massachusetts Medical School-Baystate

Education and Training

  • American Association for Physician Leadership, Formerly American College of Physician Executives, Tampa, FL
    Certified Physician Executive (CPE), Certifying Commission in Medical Management (2004)
  • Harvard University School of Public Health, Boston, MA
    M.S., Health Care Management (MHCM) (1999-2001)
  • University of Virginia Health Sciences Center/University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA
    Chief Resident, Department of Pathology (1991-1992)
    Fellow, Transfusion Medicine (1990-1991)
    Pathology Residency (1989-1992)
  • Duke University Graduate School, Durham, NC
    PhD, Coagulation Biochemistry (1984-1988)
  • Duke University School of Medicine, Durham , NC
    M.D. (1982-1988)
  • Stanford University, Stanford, CA
    B.S., Biology (with honors) (1979-1981)

Scholarly Foci

  • Diagnostics
  • Emerging technology
  • Data mining 

Scholarly Activity

View a list of Dr. Friedberg's publications on the Scholarly Commons database. 

Professional Societies and Leadership Roles

  • Archives of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine (2013-present)
    • Editorial Board Member (Executive Advisory Board) (2013-present)
  • American Medical Association (2002-present)
    • Pathology Section Council (2013- present)
  • Massachusetts Society of Pathologists (2002-present)
    • Officer (2003-07)
  • American Journal of Hematology (2000-2007)
  • College of American Pathologists (1993-present)
    • President (2015-present)
    • President-Elect (2013-2015)
    • Board of Governors (2007-2013)
    • Council on Government & Professional Affairs (2003-2013)
      Chair (2011-2013)
      Executive Committee (2003-2013)
    • Strategic Planning Committee (2006-2013)
      Chair (2009-2013)
    • Quality Practices Committee (1998-2002, 2004-2007)
    • Chair, Policy Roundtable (2011-2013)
  • AABB - (American Association of Blood Banks) (1989-present)
    • Standards Program Committee (1998-2000)

Significant Honors and Awards (Limit 5)

  • 2015 Top 100 Power List Worldwide, The (2015)
  • President's Award, College of American Pathologists (2008)
  • Lansky Award, CAP Foundation (2003)
  • Fellow, College of American Pathologists (1993)
  • Scholarship Award, American Association of Blood Banks (AABB) (1993)

Academic Office Contact Information

Department of Pathology
759 Chestnut Street
Springfield, MA 01199