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Dean Andrew Artenstein at 2022 UMass Chan Graduation Ceremony
Excellence in Medical Education, Research and Patient Care

UMass Chan Medical School-Baystate

100% Match

All 4th year medical students in PURCH matched to residencies—many to their first choice.

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2023 PURCH NRMP Match

UMass Chan Medical School - Baystate

The UMass Chan Medical School - Baystate campus leverages the expertise, sophisticated technology, and national reputation of Baystate Health in Springfield, Massachusetts—one of the largest health systems in New England.

Medical Education is a Top Priority Here

We’ve been involved in medical education for more than a century.

Last year, 379 residents and fellows trained in our graduate medical education programs, and 338 medical students completed clerkships and electives here.

Graduates of our 4-year PURCH Pathway for medical students— which is community-centered and focused on health equity and population health—have been 100% successful in the NRMP Residency Match.

The Clinical Experience You Need

You'll enjoy the diversity of opportunities that come with training at a large tertiary medical center.

We serve more than 800,000 people—a largely under-served population in both inner city and rural areas of western Massachusetts.

Our clinical research gives our patients—and you—access to advanced and comprehensive treatment options.

Supportive Campus Community

Our collaborative, interprofessional team-based environment supports your development as a physician—and as a lifelong learner.

Our 600+ faculty are experienced teaching clinicians who are passionate about teaching, and very approachable.

All in Lovely Western Massachusetts

This beautiful area of New England is a great place to live. Our affordable communities offer an excellent quality of life and a richness of recreational and cultural amenities.