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Department of Emergency Medicine, UMMS-Baystate


UMMS-Baystate logo759 Chestnut Street, Springfield 5
Springfield, MA 01199
Phone: 413-794-5375


Division Chiefs

Education Programs



Advanced Practice

4th Year Electives for Medical Students

Scholarly Activity


The research of the Department of Emergency Medicine is clinical and focuses on:

  • Cardiac arrest resuscitation
  • Congestive heart failure
  • Simulation
  • Acute coronary syndrome
  • Emergency medical services
  • Ischemia/reperfusion injury
  • Patient safety and health services
  • Emergency ultrasound

The department, as well as the institution, has grant monies available on a competitive basis for educational and research projects.


View recent Department of Emergency Medicine publications in the Scholarly Commons database.


Our faculty are transitioning their primary academic appointments to UMass Medical School-Baystate. They will retain their Tufts University School of Medicine affiliations as adjunct faculty.

View our Emergency Medicine faculty profiles on the UMass Medical School website.

General Emergency Medicine Division

  • Robert H. Baevsky, M.D.
  • Gerald Beltran, D.O.
  • Jeffrey Alexander Dan, M.D.
  • Nicholas Joel Daniel, D.O.
  • Ashley Deutsch, M.D.
  • John J. George, M.D.
  • Julien Ginsberg-Peltz, M.D.
  • Darius Kazimir Greenbacher, M.D.
  • Aaron Hexdall, M.D.
  • Kathleen A. Kerrigan, M.D.
  • Tae-Hyong Kim, D.O.
  • Michael J. Lemanski, M.D.
  • Benjamin Bruce Mattingly, M.D.
  • Gregory Shawn McDonald, M.D.
  • Niels Kumar Rathlev, M.D.
  • Ned Ivan Rudnitzky, M.D.
  • John P. Santoro, M.D.
  • Joseph Charles Schmidt, M.D.
  • Michele Schroeder, M.D.
  • Jeannette Marie Wolfe, M.D.

Education Division

  • Adam R. Kellogg, M.D.
  • Lucienne Lutfy-Clayton, M.D.
  • Benjamin W. Osborne, M.D.
  • Liza Gonen Smith, M.D.
  • Rakesh Talati, M.D.
  • Susan P. Torrey, M.D.

Pediatric Emergency Medicine Division

  • Richard J. Gabor, M.D.
  • Joeli Hettler, M.D.
  • Jocelyn R., Jensen, M.D.
  • Krista Kitchen, M.D.
  • Holly Elaine Perry, M.D.
  • Kenneth P. Platt, M.D.
  • Kimball Ann Prentiss, M.D.
  • Blake Spirko, M.D.

Research Division

  • Timothy J. Mader, M.D.
  • James Hector Pope, M.D.
  • Howard A. Smithline, M.D., M.S.
  • William Soares III, M.D.
  • Lauren Westafer, D.O., M.P.H., M.S.

Ultrasound Division

  • Gavin Budhram, M.D.
  • Jeffrey Alexander Dan, M.D.
  • Tala Rita Elia, M.D.
  • Elizabeth M. Schoenfeld, M.D.
  • Carla Sterling, M.D.

Wilderness Division

  • Nicholas Daniel, D.O.
  • Benjamin Mattingly, M.D.